10 newborn babies die in Larkana hospital
30 September, 2012
LARKANA: Ten infants on ventilator have been died in Children Hospital Larkana due to suspension of electricity during last 24 hours.
As per the reports, four children died while the condition of several turned severe in the ICU after electricity suspension on the night between Friday and Saturday while six more children died in the Saturday morning.
It is said that diesel was also not available for generator in the hospital. Moreover the sources said that doctors were also not present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, Medical Superintendent of Children Hospital, Afsar Bhutto said that four children were brought in serious condition, they were provided treatment but could not survive, however, six more died due to late delivery.
Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah have sought report of this incident while Deputy Commission Asadullah Bhutto has convened emergency meeting of concerned staff including MS hospital.