Concern has been raised regarding rising Caesarean Section (CS) rates especially when it is medically not indicated, thus exposing the pregnant women and babies to potential harm.
Department of Health & Family Welfare, W.B.
This department has been vested with the responsibility of maintaining and developing the health care system in W.B. Public health, sanitation and hospitals are the exclusive responsibilities of the State.
As per guidelines regarding institutional framework for the SUSHREE scheme, a State Level Award Committee and District Level Award Nomination Committees are hereby constituted.
Issue certificates to the relatives of the body donors. Also pay a sum of Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred) only towards transportation charges for donating a body.
A bystander or good Samaritan including an eyewitness of a road accident may take an injured person to the nearest hospital, and the bystander or good Samaritan should be allowed to leave immediately.
Action may be taken against hospital/ clinic for refusal to treat victims of acid attacks in contravention of the provisions of Section 357C of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
All required medicines shall be provided to all pregnant women at the time of discharge from the health facility itself, so that they do not have to incur any out of pocket expenditure.