The Dean of Medicine at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies, Professor Horace Fletcher, says much of the discourse surrounding the recent dead babies scandal was uninformed and unfair.

He made the comments on Monday at a press conference conference held at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Mona, St. Andrew.

Seven premature babies died during the outbreak of bacterial infection at the UHWI earlier this year.

But Professor Fletcher is unhappy with how the media treated the issue.

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Professor Fletcher also expressed his disappointment with medical doctor Michael Abrahams for the claims made in his opinion piece published in the Gleaner newspaper at the height of the scandal.

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According to the Professor, the UWI graduates some of the best trained doctors in the Caribbean.

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Professor Fletcher concedes that the quality of patient care at the UHWI is compromised by the aging infrastructure.

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