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1,018 infants died at Adani-run hospital in 5 years: Gujarat government

According to the Gujarat government's official figures, 188 children died in 2014-15, 187 in 2015-16, 208 in 2016-17, 276 in 2017-18 and 159 in 2018-19 (till now) due to various medical complications.

published on : 21st February 2019

Adivasis stage protest march against recurring infant deaths

The activists of the Adivasi Action Council staged a protest march and blocked the Mannarkad -Aanakatti road at Agali on Saturday to protest the recurring infant deaths in Attappadi.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Nearly 30 million sick, premature newborns require treatment every year

Additionally, the financial and psychological toll on their families can have detrimental effects on their cognitive, linguistic and emotional development.

published on : 13th December 2018

Andhra Pradesh records over 4,000 infant deaths in five months

While 4,356 deaths were reported between April and September in 2017, 4,126 infants died for the same corresponding period this year.

published on : 15th November 2018

About 8,02,000 infant deaths reported in India in 2017: United Nations

A new UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation report said 6,05,000 neonatal deaths were reported in India in 2017, while the number of deaths among children aged 5-14 was 1,52,000.

published on : 18th September 2018

High Court warns Andhra, Telangana over infant deaths

It was reported in Express that the bodies of 80 stillborns had been rotting at the hospital’s morgue for over a month. On an average, 20 to 25 infant deaths take place in a week at the said hospital.

published on : 12th September 2018

After Gorakhpur horror, tragedy strikes Jharkhand hospital

NHRC took suo moto cognisance of reports about the death of more than 100 infants in July and August at MGM Medical College and Hospital in Jamshedpur and issued a notice to Jharkhand chief secretary.

published on : 29th August 2017