YFPHR appeals for enquiry against medical practitioners

YRPHR called for urgent attention and perusal to initiate enquiry under Section 13 (f) of the MMC, Act 2009 for the “gross misconduct and negligence committed by the medical practitioners in charge of JNIMS, RIMS, PHCs, CHCs and others.

 

The Youth Forum For Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) has appealed to initiate an urgent enquiry as per the Section 13(f) of Manipur Medical Council Act, 2009 for the alleged misconduct and negligence by the medical practitioners in various instances by taking advantage of COVID-19 crisis. 

A release stated that Kanpatliu Kamei, 20, of Puichi village; Himmat, 3, of Santhel Mamang Leikai; Md Iqbal Haque of Lilong; Longjam Basanti, 34, of Thiyam Leishangkhong and an infant of New Lamka Dorkas Veng are the recent victims of the alleged misconduct and negligence by the practitioners. The perpetrators are the unidentified doctors and nurses of JNIMS, RIMS, district hospital of Senapati, primary health centre of Mayang Imphal, community health centre of Wangoi and district hospital of Churachanpur, it added. 

YRPHR called for urgent attention and perusal to initiate enquiry under Section 13 (f) of the MMC, Act 2009 for the “gross misconduct and negligence committed by the medical practitioners in charge of JNIMS, RIMS, PHCs, CHCs and others for utter denial to attend the critical case of the victims” mentioned above. 

The directors of JNIMS, RIMS, CMOs of PHCs, MOs of CHCs etc mentioned above should be directed to furnish and submit a detailed report in a week time from the receipt of this complaint, it stated.

It urged the MMC to award fair compensation for the damage caused to the family members of the patient after due process of enquiry, it stated. The amount of the said damage shall be recovered from administration concerned of the health care centres cited above, it added.

First Published:Aug. 12, 2020, 9:54 a.m.