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  • DYFI slams NBMCH deaths

    DYFI slams NBMCH deaths

    "We came to know that many senior doctors were not present, and this led to the death of many patients, including children. It is very unfortunate that this has happened at the principal health institute of north Bengal. The Covid pandemic situation prevails, and under such circumstances, how could some doctors not be available for the treatment of the patients?"

    October 18, 2021
  • 89 die at NBMCH during Puja days

    89 die at NBMCH during Puja days

    It may be recalled that 101 deaths had been registered from Panchami (a day before Sasthi) to Dasami last year, and 103 patients had allegedly died in 2019, and 73 people died there between Sasthi and Dasami in 2018. At least 51 patients had died here during the puja in 2013.

    October 17, 2021
  • NBMCH doctors’ Puja duty roster ready

    NBMCH doctors’ Puja duty roster ready

    Dr Mallik claimed that the roster was prepared in a planned manner so that there should not be any problems for patients, and that adequate number of doctors as per the strength could attend to patients during the Puja days. The state government had cancelled the leave of doctors during the coronavirus pandemic last year.

    October 8, 2021
  • Seven more children admitted in NBMCH; patient flees in MMCH

    Seven more children admitted in NBMCH; patient flees in MMCH

    Six children died due to other diseases, like low birth weight, heart failure, shock with hypertensive encephalopathy, and neonatal cardiac failure in the past 24 hours, the sources said. Altogether, 29 children have been admitted there, including three referred from Jalpaiguri.

    October 4, 2021
  • One more child dies in NBMCH

    One more child dies in NBMCH

    NBMCH authorities said a total of eight children suffering from fever and acute respiratory infections (ARI) have died there since 1 September. Sources said five children suffering from sepsis, preterm, low birth weight and other diseases died in the last 24 hours.

    September 30, 2021
  • 3 more children die at NBMCH

    3 more children die at NBMCH

    A nine-month-old baby from Birpara in Alipurduar district, who had been admitted in the NBMCH yesterday, had been suffering from severe pneumonia and low birth weight, the sources said.

    September 29, 2021
  • Three more children die at NBMCH in Siliguri

    Three more children die at NBMCH in Siliguri

    Earlier, three children suffering from fever and respiratory infection had died there in the past four days-a three-month-old baby girl, who had been referred from the Kharibari hospital died on 22 September, while a four-month-old girl of Pradhannagar died on 23 September.

    September 27, 2021
  • Ailing boy fights for life at NBMCH, his father ‘kills self’

    Ailing boy fights for life at NBMCH, his father ‘kills self’

    "The teenager earlier was admitted to other hospitals due to his chronic illness. His intestines have come out of his abdomen and we were planning to restore them through surgery, but as he has also been suffering from malnutrition, the doctors were taking time for the surgery,"

    September 9, 2021
  • NBMCH readies for cancer hospital

    NBMCH readies for cancer hospital

    Doctors said it would be a major boost for the treatment of cancer patients of north Bengal. They said more government-run facilities are needed for cancer treatment. Another cancer hospital in the state will come up at the SSKM in association with the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, it is learnt.

    August 17, 2021
  • NBMCH panel to check vaccine side-effect cases

    NBMCH panel to check vaccine side-effect cases

    Apart from Covid-19 vaccination, other vaccines for diseases like Japanese Encephalitis, yellow fever, tetanus-diphtheria are also administered at the NBMCH. Some recipients of Covid19 vaccines have reported AEFI and at least two persons died in north Bengal after getting the shots in March.

    August 3, 2021
  • NBMCH lab crosses 5 lakh Covid tests

    NBMCH lab crosses 5 lakh Covid tests

    The VRDL had also become the first laboratory in the state to cross the 1-lakh mark in August last year.

    July 4, 2021
  • Child care facilities get boost at NBMCH

    Child care facilities get boost at NBMCH

    There will be 10 beds in the NICU, 16 in the SNCU and 21 in the PICU.

    June 25, 2021
  • Eight Covid, one black fungus patients die at NBMCH

    Eight Covid, one black fungus patients die at NBMCH

    Similarly, many doctors said mucormycosis cases have been found even among Covid patients who did not use steroids.

    June 21, 2021
  • At NBMCH, black fungus patient undergoes sinus surgery

    At NBMCH, black fungus patient undergoes sinus surgery

    Around eight persons who had tested positive for Covid19 died in Siliguri in the past 24 hours, sources said.

    June 16, 2021
  • Black fungus baffles NBMCH doctors

    Black fungus baffles NBMCH doctors

    According to Prof Saha, the facility will be available once the proposed super-specialty block is functional.

    June 12, 2021
  • ‘Delay in hosp admission, low O2 killing patients’

    ‘Delay in hosp admission, low O2 killing patients’

    Altogether, 400 beds will be made available for Covid19 patients in a day or two.

    May 24, 2021
  • After discharge, Covid patient denied medicines at NBMCH

    After discharge, Covid patient denied medicines at NBMCH

    On the other hand, NBMCH superintendent Sanjay Kumar Mallik said there was no crisis of those medicines.

    May 12, 2021