The government on Thursday launched the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to reduce infant mortality rate in the country.
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.
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.
At least eight new-born babies have died since Friday at a government hospital in West Bengal`s Purulia district, an official said Sunday.
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.
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.
Reports claimed on Saturday that at least 32 infants have died at the BC Roy Hospital in Kolkata over the past four days.
Crib deaths are back to haunt West Bengal hospitals with at least eight infants dying at the Malda Medical College Hospital (MMCH) in Malda district since Wednesday.
Prosecutors in northern Poland on Wednesday were questioning a woman suspected of killing her three newborn boys whose bodies were found in the family`s freezer.
Omar Abdullah said the report on high infant mortality will be sent to the State Vigilance Organisation and State Accountability Commission.
Dozens of people on Thursday staged a demonstration outside a pediatrics hospital here where 350 newborn babies have died in the past five months.
Infant deaths have returned to haunt West Bengal with 19 babies dying in Bankura and Malda districts in the last two days.
Pointing out that a large number of women in rural areas are married off before 18, Mamata said in most cases, their children weigh 500 to 600 gm.
West Bengal govt sought reports from the state-run BC Roy Memorial Children`s
Hospital where seven crib deaths took place in last two days.
Amid outrage over infant deaths, TMC leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay alleged that there is a conspiracy to blow
out of proportion some of these cases.
Four more babies have died in Malda Sadar Hospital here taking the crib death toll in the hospital to 22 in the last few days.
WB Leader of the Opposition Surya Kanta Mishra on Thursday said the deaths were lower during the erstwhile Left Front regime.
Three more children died at
Malda Sadar Hospital on Saturday taking the number of crib deaths in
the state-run facility to nine in past two days.
In the latest instance of crib deaths in West Bengal, six more babies have died at Malda District Sadar Hospital, taking the toll to fifteen.
In the latest instance of crib deaths in West Bengal, five babies have died at Burdwan district in the last twenty four hours.
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