STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Uttar Pradesh Health Minister removed chief medical officer after cataract patients treated in torchlight

As per reports, this was done as there was no electricity or power back-up there.

Published: 26th December 2017 06:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th December 2017 07:34 PM   |  A+A-

Image used for representational purpose only.

By ANI

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh on Tuesday removed the chief medical officer of Unnao after reports claiming that cataract patients were treated under torchlight surfaced yesterday.

Singh removed the CMO after eye operations of 32 patients in the Community Health Centre of Nawabganj were done under torchlight on Monday.

As per reports, this was done as there was no electricity or power back-up there.

The patients, who were referred by a Kanpur based NGO, were also made to lie down on the floor.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp