of medical apathy, an eight-year-old paralysed tribal girl was forced to travel 467 km to seek treatment for a spinal injury. The girl named Ravita Valvi’s case highlights the lack of health infrastructure in tribal regions of the state. Bed-ridden Ravita is struggling at the state-run Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital in Mumbai and her parents are afraid that she will never be able to walk again. The eight-year-old malnourished girl will have to get medically strong to undergo a surgery.
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