Scarcity of Beds in Government Hospitals Lead to the Death of an Infant

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 29 August 2013, 13:00 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: The lack of facilities at government-run hospitals is playing havoc with the life of lakhs of patients. With growing health problems among the public, the shortage of beds and medical facilities have lead to serious issues, reports India TV.

Recently, a 26 day old infant lost her life due to the denial of admission by 5 hospitals; an incident that has sent shockwaves around the country.

 Sunil Singh, a distressed father had no option, but run to every possible hospital to admit his  sick daughter. The incident took place on the night when Sonia Gandhi was being treated for her illness. With no medical help, the 26 day old baby died the same night.    

On an ill fated Monday morning Singh’s daughter fell sick. He immediately rushed her to Chacha Nehru hospital, Kasturba Gandhi hospital and Hedgewar hospital, but the doctors refused to admit the infant as they did not have beds.

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