Kanpur tragedy: Ailing son dies on father's shoulders after being denied entry into three hospitals
A few days after the Dana Majhi incident in Kalahandi district of Odisha, on Monday an ailing 12-year-old boy passed away after he was denied entry in three different hospitals in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, according to a report by Times Now.
Kanpur: A man has alleged that his 12-year-old son died due to negligence of the doctors at JSVM Medical College in Kanpur, a charge which the hospital authorities have refuted.
JVSM Medical College Principal Navneet Kumar said on Tuesday that the child was already brought dead to the hospital and an inquiry has been ordered into the matter.
Kanpur (UP): Father alleges that his son died on his shoulders as different hospitals denied medical facilities. pic.twitter.com/kT19pYat1q
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On 28 August, Sunil Kumar brought his son Anshu, who was suffering from fever, to the emergency ward of Hallet hospital of JSVM Medical College.
He has alleged that the doctors asked him to go from one department to another which he did while carrying his son on his shoulder, Anshu died in the process.
VIDEO: Father runs door-to-door for son’s treatment in Kanpur, alleges medical negligence pic.twitter.com/QFsGYF4R7l
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A committee led by three doctors has been asked to submit a report on the matter within three days,the Medical College Principal said today.
Kapur DM Kaushal Raj Sharma has also ordered an inquiry into the matter and has formed a two-member committee comprising Additional City Magistrate and Additional Chief Medical Officer.
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