Infant Dies of Burns in Lahore’s Children’s Hospital Due to Shocking Negligence

Lahore Hospital Incubator

In a heart-wrenching turn of events, an infant tragically lost their life at Lahore’s Children’s Hospital on Sunday night. The newborn suffered severe burns due to the alleged negligence of doctors, nurses, and medical staff, sending shockwaves through the community.

The incident prompted immediate action, with Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister, Mohsin Naqvi, swiftly arriving at the hospital to personally investigate the matter. Seeking answers, he received a briefing on the incident and vowed to hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

To delve deeper into the circumstances surrounding the infant’s untimely death, a four-member investigation committee has been established. Comprising notable figures such as Additional Secretary Health Establishment Punjab, Dr. Muhammad Azhar, Dr. Aamer Naseer, Director of Punjab Healthcare Commission, and Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, the committee has been entrusted with the responsibility of uncovering the causes behind this heartbreaking incident. They are expected to submit their comprehensive report within 24 hours, shedding light on the chain of events that led to this unfortunate outcome.

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Expressing profound sorrow and grief over the infant’s passing, Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi has issued stern directives to the medical professionals involved, emphasizing the utmost adherence to protocols in the hospital’s nursery. The incident has sparked a collective call for stringent measures to prevent such tragedies in the future, ensuring the safety and well-being of all patients, especially the most vulnerable.

As investigations unfold and the community grapples with this devastating loss, the focus remains on finding justice for the innocent life that was cut short. The incident serves as a solemn reminder of the critical importance of maintaining the highest standards of care within healthcare facilities, where every life entrusted to their care deserves the utmost diligence and attention.

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