Doctors

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Ebola scare: Should Indian doctors in Nigeria return? August 13, 2014

    Amid the Ebola outbreak that has claimed 1,000 lives in west Africa, five Indian doctors are still stranded in Nigeria. The doctors desperate to return home, say that their passports have not been returned to them by the hospital authorities. They have also alleged the hospital authorities of threatening to...
  • Indian doctors in Nigeria want to return: Should patient care be their first priority instead? August 12, 2014

    Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether patient care should be the first priority for Indian doctors stuck in Nigeria instead...
  • UP CM promises to drop charges on doctors, no action against MLA yet March 4, 2014

    On day 4 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stepped in and promised to drop the charges against the 24 doctors who were arrested in Kanpur earlier in the week. But, Akhilesh Yadav has given no assurance to striking doctors on whether action will be...
  • As doctors' strike spreads, Mulayam hauls up Akhilesh government March 4, 2014

    The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh today entered the fourth day. More than 200 doctors at a Agra hospital resigned. Several protesting BJP workers were lathicharged by the police. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chided son Akhilesh for being surrounded by "stooges". ...
  • CJ follow-up: No improvement in the condition of Alwar hospital February 23, 2014

    CJ Samar Gupta had filed a report exposing the lack of basic medical facilities in a government run hospital in his hometown of Alwar in Rajasthan. Two years later, Samar followed up on his story only to find that the condition has only become worse. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show February 22, 2014

    This week, as elections near, CJ tackles one of the most urgent issues that should be on any aspiring politician's agenda: healthcare. ...
  • Video blog: Dr Sharad Paul talks about vitamin D deficiency in most Indians July 3, 2013

    Skin specialist Dr Sharad Paul talks about vitamin D deficiency in most Indians. ...
  • Medical seats for sale: Is there a conspiracy of silence? April 4, 2013

    A CNN-IBN sting operation exposed how medical seats are being sold in black to the highest bidder by private medical colleges in three states. ...
  • US: Baby girl born with HIV infection cured with early treatment March 4, 2013

    A baby girl born with HIV was cured in Mississippi, US after doctors administered three anti-viral drugs, raising hopes of an early stage cure in new born babies. ...
  • Karnataka: Strike by govt doctors hits healthcare across state February 8, 2013

    A strike by over 75,000 doctors and government medical staff across Karnataka has affected healthcare across the state. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage and hope November 24, 2012

    Diwali in Mumbai was less noisy and greener this year, thanks to the efforts of Sumaira Abdulali, an activist with NGO Aawaz Foundation, who for the last ten years has been working tirelessly to make this happen. ...
  • Disheartened by Dhoni's comments: Steve Waugh November 21, 2012

    MS Dhoni's demand to doctor the pitch suggests "if the pitch doesn't suit us, we can't win," feels the former Australia skipper. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Rape victims' diaries September 8, 2012

    One woman is raped every 29 minutes, two women every hour, every day of the year in India. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of human efforts September 3, 2012

    Inspiring stories about young doctors who are helping the riot-torn people in the Assam relief camp, an Indian American bridging gender gap in the tech world, a 100-year-old former Mr Universe still strong and young and much more. ...
  • K'taka: Rural service must for doctors August 2, 2012

    The Karnataka Assembly has passed a bill making it mandatory for doctors to serve in rural areas for a period of one year, or pay hefty fines to the government. The bill comes into effect immediately. ...
  • Most common myths associated with eye care July 24, 2012

    Dr Surbhit Chowdhry tells us about the most common myths associated with eye care. ...
  • Bulandshahr hospital shocker: Hospital staff stage protest July 12, 2012

    The Chief Medical Superintendent of the district hospital in Bulandshahr, Shishir Kumar, has been shifted out. ...
  • Dara Singh suffered cardiac arrest: Doctor July 12, 2012

    The 84-year-old actor was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in an emergency condition on July 7. ...
  • FTN: Do Government hospitals need shock treatment? July 11, 2012

    UP's healthcare system stands exposed. After Bulandshahr, it is now a government hospital in Ballia, where a sweeper was found attending to patients in the emergency ward. ...
  • Sweeper as doctor: Will take action, says Ballia medical officer July 11, 2012

    After Bulandshahr, a sweeper at a Ballia government hospital was caught on camera attending to patients in the emergency ward. ...
  • UP hospital ward boys, technicians perform doctor's work July 10, 2012

    The government hospital in Bulandshehar has 23 trained doctors, but authorities say during emergencies they use everyone available. ...
  • Doctors are hardly there at UP govt hospital: patients July 10, 2012

    Some of the patients at the government in Bulandshahr said that the ward boys at times treated them. ...
  • Sweeper as doctor: IMA 'waiting for probe report' July 10, 2012

    The Indian Medical Association on Tuesday said it condemned the incident in a UP government hospital where a sweeper was allegedly caught givings stitches to a patient. ...
  • Osama case: Pakistan doctor being made a scapegoat? May 29, 2012

    The brother of the Pakistani doctor who has been jailed for helping the US trace Osama Bin Laden, claims he is being made a scapegoat and now wants Pakistan's apex court to intervene. ...
  • FTN: Are doctors compromising public safety by lobbying for drug companies? May 15, 2012

    A parliamentary panel says some doctors are colluding with big pharmaceutical companies to sell unsafe drugs to the Indian consumers. ...
  • News 360: Is there a trust deficit between Army and govt? April 4, 2012

    The Indian Express carried a report on Wednesday saying that two Army columns marched towards the capital in January without notifying the government. ...
  • Some improvement in Anna's health: Doctor December 28, 2011

    Anna Hazare on Wednesday vowed to continue his fast despite health concerns. ...
  • Anna fast: vendors make a quick buck August 19, 2011

    Vendors have set up their stalls outside the Ramlila Maidan, where Anna Hazare is fasting. ...
  • Real Heroes: Doctor couple in TN change lives August 10, 2011

    A doctor couple in Tamil Nadu's Sittilingi valley are making medical care for all a reality. ...