Government hospitals lack facilities, says SHRC

Published: 17th March 2013 09:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th March 2013 09:28 AM   |  A+A-

The Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Saturday expressed unhappiness over lack of basic facilities and poor maintenance of government hospitals like Osmania General Hospital, Gandhi and Niloufer hospitals.

The SHRC took suo moto cognizance of the news reports published in certain sections of newspapers on pathetic conditions prevailing in the government hospitals.

The SHRC directed superintendents of the hospitals to submit reports about the facilities being provided at the hospitals on April 17.

On daily basis, thousands of poor patients from various parts of the state come to these hospitals in hope of availing better treatment as they cannot afford private hospitals, but unfortunately they don’t even receive minimum basic facilities, the SHRC lamented.

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