Hyderabad, February 8
Several people are allegedly losing their lives due to the negligence of doctors and lack of supervision in government hospitals.
Two months after she was allegedly administered contaminated saline at the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad, six-year-old Sai Pravallika died early on Tuesday.
Pravallika of Maidamcheruvu thanda, Kodakandla mandal, Jangaon district, was admitted in Gandhi hospital with fever. The doctors reportedly injected contaminated saline in the girl’s body and her and her condition started deteriorating after that.
Since then the doctors has been treating her for the past two months. But the girl died on Tuesday night. Her parents alleged that doctors’ negligence caused their daughter’s death.
Osmania hospital lacks minimum facilities. There are insufficient medical equipment. Recently the hospital came into news that five ICU patients died of respiratory problems.
The Sarojini Devi eye hospital incident also stands as a direct proof of doctors’ negligence. Five people lost their sight and 12 persons got eye infections last year.
In a recent incident at Niloufer hospital five pregnant women died due to excessive bleeding within a span of one week. 44 women underwent caesarian operation. It was alleged that the medicines and injections administered to prevent over bleeding failed to serve the purpose leading to the death of five women.
Due to shortage of doctors and nurses, PG and nursing students have to look after the patients. The people requested the government to provide basic facilities in government hospitals at least now and fill up vacancies in hospitals.