Ella Tannous Family Condemns Order of Physicians' Idleness over Indictment

Ella Tannous Family Condemns Order of Physicians' Idleness over Indictment

The family of baby girl Ella Tannous slammed the Order of Physicians' failure to take any disciplinary action against the doctors who were charged with neglect and lack of precaution, adding that the Order hasn't so far responded to their request to refer their daughter's case to the disciplinary committee so that the concerned physicians would be put to account.

Ella Tannous is now 3-year-old girl who was allegedly misdiagnosed in 2015, leading to a medical condition that required all four of her limbs to be amputated.

In April 2017, an indictment was issued based on the report of a medical committee that was tasked with examining the case of Ella; it charged three physicians and three hospitals with being responsible for the girl's situation.

"During our meeting with him on July 20, the head of the Order of Physicians, Raymond Sayegh, promised to refer the case to the disciplinary committee and take the necessary measures," read a letter addressed by the family which accused the Order of protecting the physicians.

"It seems that we need more of similar cases to prompt the Order of Physicians to take action."

Source: Kataeb.org