61 Child Deaths In 2 Weeks At Indian Hospital Highlight Nation’s Underfunded Public Health System, Reuters Reports
Reuters: Sixty-one infants die at Indian hospital in just two weeks
“Sixty-one infants have died at an Indian children’s hospital in just two weeks, sparking protests and forcing the state government to launch an investigation. The deaths highlight the challenges faced in India’s underfunded public health system, where successive governments have failed to address the acute shortage of staff and clinics…” (Dash/Kalra, 9/2).
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