Rural Health Care Blamed for Infant Deaths in Kolkata, India

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

It was not the first time such a tragedy had happened in the capital of West Bengal: In 2011, the same hospital made headlines when 18 newborns died there in a 36-hour span, after which the West Bengal government formed a so-called high-level task force to advise the office of the chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, on how to improve health care in the state.

Source: The New York Times India (link opens in a new window)

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