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).