Dr Kafeel Khan’s unending ordeal is a vivid illustration of how the BJP has bent India’s institutions to incarcerate anyone who dares to point out the government’s failings.
In arguably one of the worst handled situations as in Bihar, we need to infuse fresh blood and think of fresh approaches, on utmost priority.
A government doctor explains why children will continue dying from this deadly brain inflammation unless there are massive systemic changes.
“None of us have the right to insult the state of Jharkhand,” Modi said and referred to violence in states ruled by opposition parties.
Over 150 children have died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar this year, and the death toll shows no sign of slowing down.
The Supreme Court directed the Bihar government to file an affidavit on the adequacy of medical facilities, nutrition and sanitation and the hygiene conditions in the state.
A huge chunk of plaster fell off the ceiling at the SKMCH on Sunday afternoon and came crashing down on the ground, barely a few feet away from a patients’ ward.
The encephalitis epidemic has sparked a debate over growing inequality in India and focused attention on 'Modicare', a free healthcare scheme for the poor launched eight months ago.
Doctors and officials are testing children for a variety of conditions and many are divided on the cause of the disease.
Sanjay Kumar, one of 7 drivers working round the clock at Muzaffarpur’s Shri Krishna Medical College Hospital, has now learnt to steel himself against the grief, but it’s not easy.