Poor infrastructure causes infant deaths in MKCG in Odisha

 The spurt in infant deaths at Sishu Bhavan in Cuttack have raised questions about poor infrastructure and shortage of doctors in major hospitals, including MKCG, in Odisha.

West Bengal: 12 baby deaths in Bankura Hospital

 Twelve babies have died of various complications at the state-run Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital here since Wednesday.

16 infants die in six days at Kolkata hospital

At least 16 newborns have died in the last six days at the state-run BC Roy Memorial Hospital here.

Malnutrition major cause of tribal infant deaths: Kerala govt
Malnutrition major cause of tribal infant deaths: Kerala govt

Kerala government Tuesday said lack of effective implementation of health packages by officials concerned and malnutrition of pregnant women were the major causes of frequent infant deaths in Attappady, one of the largest tribal settlements in the state.

Chennai: Two infants die after vaccination, govt issues clarification

Two infants Saturday died at a government hospital here allegedly after they were administered BCG vaccine, prompting the state government to issue a clarification.

Nine crib deaths in Malda hospital

Nine newborn babies have died at the state-run Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past two days.

DMK, AIADMK spar in RS over death of infants in TN hospital

 Acrimonious scenes were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with DMK members blaming AIADMK supremo J Jayalalitha over the death of infants in Dharmapuri district hospital.

Dharmapuri: Four more crib deaths at govt hospital

Four infants died at the government hospital in Dharmapuri, raising the death toll in the last four days to nine.

13 newborns die in Malda hospital in last 72 hrs

Thirteen newborns have died at the state-run Malda Medical College and Hospital since Tuesday.

Another tribal infant dies in Attappady, toll reaches 16

Amidst concerns about the ill-health and malnutrition among tribal children, one more infant died in Attappady area here taking the toll to 16, health officials said today.

Crib deaths continue in Bengal, toll reaches 18

Crib deaths at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital continues unabated with three more babies dying since Friday to take the toll to 18.

Two more tribal infants die in Attappady, toll reaches 10

Amidst concerns about the ill-health and malnutrition among tribal children, two more infants died in Attappady area here, health officials said on Monday.

14 infant deaths reported in Burdwan hospital

Fourteen infants have died in Burdwan Medical College and Hospital here in the past 24 hours.

Govt launches Indian Newborn Action Plan to reduce infant deaths

The government on Thursday launched the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to reduce infant mortality rate in the country.

Crib death toll in Malda hospital mounts to 21

With six more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital here, the number of crib deaths went up to 21 in past five days, officials said today.

Crib death toll in Malda hospital mounts to 15

With two more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday, the number of crib deats has gone up to 15 in the past four days, hospital officials said.

Eight infants die in Bengal hospital

At least eight new-born babies have died since Friday at a government hospital in West Bengal`s Purulia district, an official said Sunday.

Cause of infant deaths from SIDS identified

Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome ( SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.

28 crib deaths in two Bengal districts this week

Crib deaths are back to haunt West Bengal with more than two dozen infants dying in two different government-run hospitals in the state in the past few days.

32 infants die at Kolkata hospital

Reports claimed on Saturday that at least 32 infants have died at the BC Roy Hospital in Kolkata over the past four days.