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Odisha Human Rights Commission orders investigation in Nayagarh medical negligence

Nayagarh:30/10/19: Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Wednesday ordered an inquiry in the medical negligence case where a minor girl had lost one of her eyes allegedly due to wrong medicines prescribed by the doctor in the DHH.

According to the victim’s family, the six-year-old girl of Nachhipur village under Daspalla block had irritation in her eyes. They visited the DHH for medical help. But the doctor prescribed ear drops instead of eye drops. The family, which did not understand English, could not read the name and composition of the medicine. Using the medicine, the girl lost her eyesight.

After filing a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), family members of the victims had sought help from the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC).

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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