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Tag: Child Death

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Child dies after inadvertently drinking diesel in Ganjam

Berhampur: In a tragic incident, a five-year-old boy died today after inadvertently drinking diesel at Kaliaghai village under Seragada block of Ganjam district. Sources said, the kid, Arun Kumar Reddy had come to his maternal uncle’s house with his mother on Thursday. After having snacks in the evening, Arun inadvertently drank diesel from a bottle […]

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Death of a child in hospital sparks tension

Banki: Tension prevailed on the premises of the Banki hospital today following the death of a child allegedly due to medical negligence. Family members of the deceased, identified as Om Shankar Barik, stated doctors on duty did not attend the boy even after his condition deteriorated. Mother of the child stated, “Though we tried to […]

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Doctor manhandled after baby death in Balasore due to 'wrong' injection

Balasore: Tension erupted at a privately run healthcare clinic located at the Central School Chhak in Balasore town today after a nine-month-old boy infant admitted to the clinic died due to alleged medical negligence. Parents of the deceased along with locals ghearoed and manhandled a doctor of the clinic alleging the infant’s condition turned critical and subsequently […]

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Infant death: ANM suspended after son administers wrong dose to child

Berhampur: Taking a serious note of the death of a boy infant due to wrong injection at Bikrampur village of Khallikote in Ganjam district, the Collector today suspended ANM Manorama Bindhani and ordered for a probe into the matter. Ganjam Collector Prem Chandra Chaudhary said, “The CDMO was asked to suspend the ANM. Besides, two […]

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Health minister in House claims BJD govt took all steps to tackle JE

Bhubaneswar: Refuting the charges of government inaction in tackling the Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district, Health Minister Pradip Amat today in the Odisha Assembly claimed the State government has taken all possible measures to counter the vector-borne disease menace in the district. Participating in a three-hour motion moved by the Opposition in the House on […]

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Political circle miffed with minister's Borigumma visit to attend football tourney

Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: At a time when four children lost their lives at the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital in a single day today due to the Japanese Encephalitis taking the death toll to 112, visit of Minister for Tribal Welfare Sudam Marndi and BJD MP from Berhampur Siddhant Mohapatra to Borigumma block in Koraput district to inaugurate […]

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Union Health ministry team visits Nagada

Jajpur: A five-member team of the Union Health Ministry visited Nagada village in Jajpur district today to take stock of the situation there following the death of 18 children due to malnutrition in the last three months. According to sources, the team is being accompanied by the collector of Jajpur district. Upon their arrival in […]

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Union Health ministry team to visit Nagada tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: A five-member team of the Union Health Ministry will visit Nagada village in Jajpur district tomorrow to take stock of the situation there following death of 18 children due to malnutrition in the last three months. According to sources, the team is scheduled to hold discussions with the concerned authorities of the State government […]

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NCPCR seeks report from Odisha on Nagada

Bhubaneswar: Even as a five-member team of Union Health Ministry is visiting Nagada village in Jajpur district, made infamous in the recent past for the death of 18 children due to malnutrition in the last three months, tomorrow, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the State government to submit a […]

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