Health

  • #ToiletsForAll: The Citizen Journalist show September 8, 2014

    This week we focus on the status of sanitation and toilets in India. ...
  • Ebola kills 1,500 health care workers August 28, 2014

    There's growing concern about the increasing number of health care workers becoming infected with Ebola. Public health experts say part of the problem is a shortage of protective gear in more remote areas. The Ebola outbreak has killed nearly 1,500 health care workers. ...
  • Watch: How quickly can Ebola spread August 9, 2014

    The Ebola outbreak has been classified as an international health emergency by the World Health Organisation. The virus has spread across parts of West Africa and health officials are scrambling to organize a global response. Dr Sanjay Gupta tells how quickly this disease can spread. ...
  • Budget of hope: Health insurance industry demands hike in exemption limit July 3, 2014

    Counting down to the budget, the common man to corporate India everyone has their budget expectations. "As far as health insurance is concerned, I would request the government to increase the exemption limit under 80 D from 15000 and 20000 to a higher amount as in today's health insurance is...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Harsh Vardhan's comment on banning sex education June 29, 2014

    Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has been facing the heat for his views on his website where he stated that the socalled "sex education" should be banned in schools. Cyrus Broacha is shocked! Are you too? ...
  • Does sex education in schools remain a taboo? June 27, 2014

    Just a couple of days after the row over Health Minister Harsh Vadhan's remarks on fidelity over condoms to prevent AIDS, there is another controversy now surrounding his views on sex education. Vardhan stated on his website that sex education in schools should be banned. However, the Health Minister is...
  • Harsh Vardhan clarifies sex education remark June 27, 2014

    Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday clarified his no sex education remark. In his latest blog, the Health Minister has said that sex education was necessary for students but it should not be vulgar by any means. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • CJ Shib Shankar appeals the govt to help save son Arian from Hunter Syndrome June 15, 2014

    12year old Arian is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Hunters Syndrome. It's deadly disease and the treatment would cost his family a whopping Rs 1.5 crore annually . Given the high cost of the treatment and financial constraints faced by family, his father Shib Shankar Chowdhary's has now...
  • Indian Overseas Bank contributes to women empowerment June 14, 2014

    Woman empowerment has been vital for India's progress and development and the Indian Overseas Bank has been a catalyst in woman growth by introducing self health groups and cooperative societies for rural women. ...
  • Watch: Dos and donts to battle summer heat June 6, 2014

    Dr Romel Tikko, senior consultant, internal medicine, Max Hospital gives a list of dos and don'ts to battle this summer heat. ...
  • Modi unveils 10point agenda for governance June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a new 10point agenda for his ministers. Among other things, Modi wants his colleagues to raise the confidence level of bureaucrats so that they come with more innovative ideas. All ministers have been told to chart a separate 100day action plan. The focus would...
  • Modi's 10 commandments and 100 days action plan: Will 'Achche Din' truly return? June 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got his ministers working and has issued them guidelines and priorities. Modi, who addressed his second Cabinet meet in the past 48 hours, has listed down a 10point priority list for his government. All ministers have been told to chart a separate 100day action plan....
  • Fighting the discrimination on World Epilepsy day March 26, 2014

    10-12 million people in India suffer from epilepsy but very few know that 70 percent patients can be cured. But it's the stigma that's the hardest to fight. On world epilepsy day, CNN IBN meets Ankur Khanna who's determined to fight this discrimination. ...
  • Emphasizing care in healthcare: Redefining patient experience March 9, 2014

    How should we look at the India's record in delivering health? A panel of experts discusses about the India's health report and inadequate spending on health sector and how can regulatory framework be strengthened. ...
  • Power of 49: Women's health and sanitation April 11, 2014

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week on the show CNN-IBN takes the issue of challenges of health and sanitation. ...
  • Power of 49: 2 doctors work tirelessly for healthcare in Sittilingi March 5, 2014

    Power of 49 is a 'Jaago re' initiative in association with Network 18, encouraging women to vote this election. The campaign brings you the story of two doctors who have worked tirelessly to set up the Tribal Health Initiative in Tamil Nadu's Sittilingi valley that had the highest infant mortality...
  • Power of 49: Women's health and sanitation March 4, 2014

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • News 360: Ghulam Nabi Azad defends his move to sack Keshav Desiraju February 28, 2014

    Two days after former health secretaries and bureaucrats wrote a letter to Prime Minister regarding the transfer of health secretary Keshav Desiaju, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad was forced to defend his move. Azad wrote a letter to Cabinet Secretary and said Azad said Desiraju's approach has been a...
  • FTP: Health Secretary transferred: Do honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system? February 26, 2014

    Union Health Secretary Keshav Desiraju was removed by the PMO earlier this month due to issues with the Cabinet Secretariat. Desiraju has been transferred to Consumer Affairs Ministry. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts, whether honest bureaucrats have little chance in the system. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Telangana Bill cleared, CM Kiran Reddy stays defiant February 7, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Telangana Bill. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on February 12. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for Telangana and Seemandhra. There is no major change in the original Telangana draft. The demand of Seemandhra leaders to make Hyderabad...
  • Change India: 10 ideas to transform India's health infrastructure February 1, 2014

    On this episode of Change India, we discuss 10 initiatives that might help in transforming India's health infrastructure. Are basic health amenities lacking in the country and what are the steps that are needed to ensure inclusive healthcare. ...
  • CJ: Ground report from AK Walia's constituency in Delhi November 29, 2013

    Days before Delhi goes to poll, here is a ground report from Laxmi Nagar, his constituency in the state. While he claims that the constituency has good water, electricity and health services, the residents of the area narrate the issues that they have to face in daytoday life. ...
  • Watch: A call of action to fight dengue November 3, 2013

    The 2013 Dengue outbreak witnessed the country was the worst in at last six years. According to Health Ministry, the number of dengue cases has been steadily rising since 2008 when the count was 12,561. ...
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? October 4, 2013

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • CJ Appeals for Better Treatment of Leprosy Sufferers August 11, 2013

    One CJ himself a leprosy sufferer exposes the limited amount of compensation that victims receive, and documents their attempts to create a community for themselves. ...
  • Monsoon: Officials worried about the rise in cholera, malaria cases August 7, 2013

    With the heavy spell of rain, Gujarat is in the grip of monsoon illnesses. Ahmadabad has recorded 424 cases of Malaria falciparum the more lethal form of malaria. The Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation has also recorded 6,772 cases of malaria and 313 cases of dengue. ...
  • Health Ministry to review ban on antidiabetes drug Pioglitazone July 19, 2013

    The Health Ministry is expected to decide on the fate of antidiabetes drug Pioglitazone on Friday. The verdict is likely to affect millions of users. The drug has been banned in Germany and France because of the sideeffects like gallbladder cancer. ...