Tripoli's Governmental Hospital. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
A state hospital in the northern city of Tripoli Monday denied media reports that it had refused to treat an 18-month-old boy who later died of a lung infection, prompting an investigation into the incident.Other reports said the hospital turned the relatives away for not being able to pay the required medical fees.But the hospital denied the allegations, insisting the boy had been treated. General Director of the Tripoli Public Hospital Naser Adra told The Daily Star: "The boy was admitted to the hospital at midnight Sunday in a grave situation.A postmortem may be performed if necessary to determine the exact cause of death and establish whether the child underwent any treatment from the hospital's emergency room staff.
Tripoli Muslims protest Aleppo violence
Koura polls: Local rivalries, national struggles
Islamists to contest Tripoli municipal
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE