Fact Finding Report – Infant Deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

Post Date: Monday, July 1, 2019



01.07.2019: A team of social activists and lawyers from Human Rights Law Network, Patna visited Muzaffarpur on a fact-finding mission relating to the deaths of children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. The team visited villages including Ali Neura, Mustafapur, Kanti Block’s Primary Health Centre and Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur to collect the testimonies of various stakeholders including aggrieved family. The team adopted a random sampling method to interact with the various stakeholders. i.e health care providers at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital, PHCs, ASHA workers, ANM, Anganwadi workers and with parents of the children affected with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

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