PHC out of Newborn Death: Three Employees Moved

Cuttack: Three employees of Gurudighatia Primary Health Center (PHC) in Athagarh in Cuttack district have been shifted to other health centers in case of death of a newborn outside PHC due to alleged medical negligence.
As per the latest reports, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Cuttack, Vibhuti Bhushan Nayak has transferred the PHC pharmacist to Barhampura Community Health Center nurse and a hostess of Khuntuni Health Center to Niali Health Center.
Earlier, the state’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das had directed the CDMO to investigate the matter and submit the report within three days.
In particular, a woman was forced to deliver a child under a tree outside a health center (PHC), as the healthcare unit was found closed.

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