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Sindh CM orders to seal Darul Sehat Hospital over Nishw’s death

Sindh CM orders to seal Darul Sehat Hospital over Nishw’s death
April 25, 2019
KARACHI (92 News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday directed to sealed Darul Sehat Hospital over Nishwa’s death. The Sindh chief minister expressed dissatisfaction with the report of Sindh Health Care Commission for negligence, violation of rules and administering wrong injection to nine-month-old Nishwa. In its report, the commission had recommended a monetary penalty of Rs500,000 on Darul Sehat Hospital and ordered the medical facility to sack the ‘untrained’ staff in wake of mistreatment and resultant death of toddler girl Nishwa. Talking to journalists, Syed Murad Ali Shah said: “I have directed Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho to seal Darul Sehat Hospital.” He also said that most of the staff at the hospital was untrained and added that no hospital could be run by two people. Heavy contingents of police arrived at Dar ul Sehat hospital following the announcement by the chief minister. Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shalwani said that the administration was moving to seal the hospital in question on CM’s orders.
Suspect involved in injecting Nishwa wrong injection sent to remand
On Monday, a court in Karachi sent the suspect Agha Muez – allegedly involved in injected of wrong injection to Nishwa – to physical remand until April 20. Nine-month-old girl Nishwa was administered wrong injection by a male nurse, Agha Muez, at Darul Sehat Hospital. The Shahrae Faisal police produced the suspect before court. Police said the suspect injected the girl wrong injection against instructions of the doctor.
Earlier on April 14, a nine-month-old girl was paralysed allegedly after being administered a ‘wrong injection’ at Darul Sehat Hospital situated in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area on Sunday. According to the reports, the sorrowful incident was reported from Darul Sehat Hospital where alleged negligence of hospital staff has paralysed the minor girl who was given ‘wrong injection’.
Qaiser, father of the girl, alleged that her daughter Nishwa was paralysed due to ‘wrong injection’ given to her by the ‘untrained nursing staff’. Her father said that he brought his twin daughters to the hospital for treatment of diarrhoea. He added her daughters were injected three drips on different timings. The father said that condition of one of his daughters Nishwa was worsened just after the family prepared to leave for home. “An on-duty doctor told me that condition of my daughter would be better till morning if I leave her for one night. A nursing staff member, Moiz, came in and administered a drip.”