Burn Victim

  • Odisha: Girl admitted to hospital only after dharna outside CM's home April 20, 2013

    Cuttack: After running from one hospital to another, parents of an 11yearold girl with burn injuries staged a dharna in front of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's residence in Cuttack. The incident took place on Friday when the parents of the child were unable to admit their daughter to a hospital. The...
  • US: Fullface transplant patient marries burn victim March 31, 2013

    Houston: A 27yearold North Texas man, who was one of the first to receive a full face transplant in the US, has married another burn patient, transforming their pain into bliss. Dallas Wiens married Jamie Nash, 29, on Saturday at a Texas church where a severe electrical accident destroyed his...
  • Chennai: Skin bank offers new lease of life March 8, 2012

    Chennai: Here's some welcome news for burn victims. With the opening of a skin bank in the city on Wednesday, help is now at hand. The bank would harvest cadaver skin for use as biological dressing for burn victims, informed Dr S Murugusundaram, director of Chennai Skin Foundation and Yesudian Research...
  • CJ appeals for better burns care facilities October 22, 2011

    Yashmin demands up gradation of facilities at Safdarjung hospital, the only govt burns care specialty hospital. ...
  • Teenager set on fire for resisting rape, dies March 28, 2011

    Lucknow: A teenaged girl was killed in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh after she was set on fire by four youths for resisting rape, police said on Monday. The four are said to be absconding. The 16-year-old girl, a resident of Dhansauli village, succumbed to her injuries late Sunday while being...
  • Healing burns psychologically, via telephone December 20, 2010

    New Delhi: Severe burn injuries leave behind scars -- not only physical but in the victim's mind too. The Burn Eradication Project, which now hopes to begin operations in India, aims at reducing the fear of burns and the psychological after-effects by counselling people over telephone. Marja Pronk, global coordinator of...
  • CJ Impact: Victory of citizens over the system July 9, 2009

    CNN-IBN brings you two cases that we have been tracking – Aarti who was a burns victim and a man who became a CJ to save his ancestral land from the local land mafia. The slow legal machinery is finally moving. ...
  • CJ Show: The fight for justice June 21, 2009

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN brings you your stories from across the countries. No matter how old you are or where you live, all citizen journalists are fighting for justice. ...
  • CJ Impact: Burns victim Aarti's surgery a success June 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Aarti who got burnt has undergone surgery. Her surgeon - who prefers not to be named - says the surgery lasted for an hour and was done to heal her deep burns. Aarti has been in Safdarjung Hospital for 10 days. She was admitted in a highly...
  • CJ Show: When you reach out, change takes place June 15, 2009

    This week's CJ Show takes a look at how burns victim Aarti's story was told to the world and the impact that followed. Also, CJ Shekhar Krishnamurty on his 12-year-long battle to make public spaces fire safe. And CJ Shalu and 20 others are remind the authorities of the law. ...
  • Historic surgery gives burns victim new face April 8, 2009

    New Delhi: In a rare surgery the French surgeons replaced parts of a burn victim's face and hands last week using donor tissue. An accident in 2004 had left the man with burns that prevented him from any social life. "It's an extremely complicated grafting because we transplanted practically the...