GENERAL (India): Corruption in public service promotes starvation and malnutrition in Uttar Pradesh

GENERAL (India): Corruption in public service promotes starvation and malnutrition in Uttar Pradesh

As mentioned in the AHRC’s previous urgent appeal, three-year-old Pritam died of hunger on 24 November 24 2007. Pritam was diagnosed as suffering from Grade IV malnourishment (Protein Energy Malnutrition; PEM) and Pneumonia at the Ashopur Primary Health Centre (PHC, register No. 9579) of Tanda Block, Ambedkar Nagar district, on 13 April 2007. Three-year-old Pritam weigh only 5 kilograms at that time. (Please see further: UA-333-2007) Read more about GENERAL (India): Corruption in public service promotes starvation and malnutrition in Uttar Pradesh