In the wake of the Brahimpatnam incident, the Telangana government has taken a decision to temporarily stop the family planning operation camps. Based on the reports, a further decision will be taken on the management of the camps in future. On August 25, family planning operations were performed on 34 women at the Ibrahimpatnam Civil Hospital in Rangareddy district. The condition of some of them has become serious due to infection. Four women died while receiving treatment in different hospitals. This incident created a stir across the state. At present 17 women are being treated at Nims Hospital.
It has been preliminarily established that the tragedy took place due to negligence of doctors and staff during family planning operations. The doctor who performed the operations was suspended. Medical and Health Minister Harish Rao said that strict action will be taken after the report. It is known that even the opposition parties are heavily criticizing this incident.
The state government has taken corrective measures after four women lost their lives in a family planning operation gone awry. It has been decided to suspend the surgery camps. A further decision will be taken after the postmortem reports of the deceased and the report of the expert committee set up by the government on the incident.