A canine was seen consuming the physique of a stillborn child outdoors a district hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Ashoknagar. The hospital has ordered an inquiry within the stunning incident. A sanitation employee noticed the canine with the physique of the new child and chased him away.
Dr DK Bhargava, Civil Surgeon on the Ashoknagar hospital informed The Press Reporter, “We obtained the knowledge within the morning. We have now now saved the physique safely within the autopsy room and have additionally knowledgeable the police. In earlier instances, we’ve seen that relations don’t bury the lifeless our bodies of newborns correctly. They throw away the physique in haste.”
An identical incident had occurred outdoors the hospital final yr in August, when stray canines had been discovered consuming the physique of a new child.
Locals declare that that is the fourth such incident within the final two years.
The hospital, which treats practically 400 sufferers day by day, is dealing with a scarcity of medical doctors and different well being personnel. There are 24 permitted posts for medical doctors on the hospital, of which 20 are vacant. The hospital has a sanction for 49 ward boys and technicians. However presently, 31 of those posts are vacant.
The scenario is similar at different medical faculties and authorities within the state. A complete of 856 posts are mendacity vacant in 13 medical faculties throughout the state. There are solely 4,815 medical doctors at authorities hospitals, regardless of a complete emptiness of 8,904. There’s additionally a scarcity of 16,000 nursing workers.