Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicKota child deaths

Topic: kota child deaths

Kota hospital where infants died in December lacked beds & proper equipment: Govt report

In its report, the health ministry found that the ratio of nurses to beds in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) was inadequate.

Inside Kota’s JK Lon Hospital, where more than 900 children have died in 2019 alone

Kota's JK Lon Hospital is in the news for the rise in newborn deaths. Patients blame the hospital, whose administration has maintained that due medical procedure has been followed.

As Kota toll rises, 2 Gujarat hospitals report 196 infant deaths in December

Doctors at the Gujarat hospitals attributed the deaths to increased referrals for serious ailments, premature births & low birth weight, among other reasons.

Broken ventilators, drunk doctor, rough guards — families recall Kota hospital horrors

As the deaths of 110 children at JK Lon Hospital in Kota take a political turn and families grapple with grief, paediatrics head says there was no negligence.

Kota infant death toll rises to 107, central team reaches JK Lon Hospital

The National Human Rights Commission has asked the chief secretary of Rajasthan to submit a detailed report on the steps being taken to address the issue within 4 weeks.

Asleep since 2014: How national media, Congress & BJP woke up to Kota child deaths only now

Local reporters, however, had been covering equipment and staff shortage, poor hygiene at Kota's JK Lon Hospital. Some even secretly donated heaters.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.