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Meghalaya: NGOs write to DC over 'medical negligence', Hospital counterclaims

Source: , Posted On:   17 February 2021

Meghalaya: NGOs write to DC over ‘medical negligence’, Hospital counterclaims


A conglomeration of NGOs from the Williamnagar town, including the Federation of Khasi-Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), Garo Students’ Union (GSU), Mothers Federation, Federation of A’chik Freedom (FAF), Achik Holistic Awakening Movement (AHAM) and Mothers Union, has written a complaint against two nurses and a doctor who was in the labour room of the Williamnagar Civil Hospital citing medical negligence.

The complaint relates to one Pipi Sangma, resident of Upper Balsrigittim, Williamnagar, who was admitted to the hospital for institutional delivery.

The NGOs submitted a letter to the effect on February 16, to the Deputy Commissioner of East Garo Hills mentioning that the patient and her aunt, Belnitha Sangma, had alleged that the baby on delivery had been dropped or fell into the dustbin.