HEALTH

  • Watch: TV foodies Rocky and Mayur bring to you 'Vital Stats of India' 5 days ago

    TV foodies Rocky and Mayur bring Vital Stats of India, a show that talks about everything interesting in India is starting from 21st November at 9 PM. It's about facts, health, election, food, politics and every other thing one can think of. ...
  • Need to be careful about the spread of ebola in India: Doctors 1 week ago

    Since, ebola virus can continue to stay for 90 days, the patient should be isolated for 90 days. According to government officials, a three member team has been constituted to inspect all airports to identify the gaps. It will include officials from the ministries of Health, Civil Aviation and Immigration....
  • Let's Talk Health: Disease-Free Diabetes October 3, 2014

    With more and more people falling prey to diabetes every passing day, it has become been recognised as the seventh disease to cause maximum deaths across the world. ...
  • US pharmaceutical companies wary of the Indian market, says Rishabh Mishra September 27, 2014

    Talking about his expectations from the Narendra Modi government and the ramifications of the PM's US visit, Dr Rishabh Mishra - a member of American Physical Association also discussed the reason US pharmaceutical companies are not that confident coming to the Indian market as they are worried about their patent...
  • Two third of Indians want government to provide health care, says Don Baer CEO September 25, 2014

    CEO, Burson Marsteller, Don Baer said in an interview that according to a survey conducted nearly two thirds of Indians and 55 per cent Indian business leaders say that the government should provide health care. "It is opposite in the US," said Don Baer. ...
  • Gate Foundation to work for primary health care in India September 18, 2014

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates who is on a visit to India talks to famous Indian author Chetan Bhagat. ...
  • #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 May 29, 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? May 29, 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 March 7, 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 3, 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. ...