Health

  • Fighting the discrimination on World Epilepsy day 26-03-2014 11:08 AM

    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 09-03-2014 06:15 PM

    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 07-03-2014 09:41 PM

    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 05-03-2014 09:07 AM

    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 03-03-2014 09:09 AM

    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 28-02-2014 09:21 PM

    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? 26-02-2014 11:08 PM

    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 10-02-2014 10:17 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Telangana Bill cleared, CM Kiran Reddy stays defiant 07-02-2014 08:40 PM

    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 01-02-2014 02:19 PM

    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 29-11-2013 01:02 PM

    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 day-to-day life. ...
  • Watch: A call of action to fight dengue 03-11-2013 01:10 PM

    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? 04-10-2013 09:58 PM

    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 11-08-2013 12:03 PM

    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 07-08-2013 02:41 PM

    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 anti-diabetes drug Pioglitazone 19-07-2013 01:40 PM

    The Health Ministry is expected to decide on the fate of anti-diabetes 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 side-effects like gallbladder cancer. ...
  • Video blog: Dr Shubham Pant on how to run a 5 km race 03-07-2013 02:36 PM

    Dr Shubham Pant gives some simple tips to run a five kilometer race. ...
  • South Africa: People pray for Mandela's health 01-07-2013 03:57 PM

    The world is praying for Nelson Mandela's health, who remains critical, but stable. On Sunday, people from all age groups gathered outside the hospital where Mandela is currently battling for life, wishing for speedy recovery. ...
  • South Africa: Mandela's health improves; he is critical but stable 30-06-2013 09:30 AM

    South Africans have been keeping a vigil outside Pretoria Hospital, where Nelson Mandela has been hospitalised. ...
  • Want a transparent probe by Pakistan on Sarabjit attack: Khurshid 01-05-2013 01:37 PM

    Even as doctors treating Sarabjit in Lahore's Jinnah Hospital said his chances of survival were 'slim', Dalbir Kaur said he can still get up and speak if the right treatment is given to him. ...
  • Delhi rape survivor is stable, alert: AIIMS doctor 20-04-2013 07:22 PM

    AIIMS Medical Superintendent DK Sharma gave a health update of the Delhi minor rape survivor. He said the condition of the girl is stable; she is also alert, speaking to her parents and responding to the treatment well. ...
  • FTN: Justice for Shailaja: Are hospitals getting away with life threatening medical negligence? 01-04-2013 11:37 PM

    Shailaja, a mother of two, was left in a near vegetative state three years ago after her doctors botched up her surgery. ...
  • Watch: Basic exercises that can be done at home to keep yourself fit 15-03-2013 11:17 AM

    Global fitness trainer Ramona Braganza demonstrates some basic exercises which can easily be done at home. ...
  • World sleep day: Tips on how you can get your share 15-03-2013 09:06 AM

    It's World Sleep Day Today - for most, sleep is the first casualty of a hectic, fast-paced life. ...
  • CJ Awards: CJ Navin on how harmful tobacco can be 18-02-2013 05:37 PM

    CJ Navin Khanna on how harmful tobacco can be and why the warnings about the sufferings shouldn't be taken lightly. ...
  • Watch: Basic exercises to tone your body 18-01-2013 10:53 AM

    In Fitness, pilates expert Yasmin Karachiwala, personal trainer of celebrities like Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone, shows some basic exercises that provide a complete workout to your body. ...
  • Fitness tips to have a fresh start to the mornings 11-01-2013 10:17 AM

    Health tips from celebrity trainer Leena Mogre for complete body workout schedule. ...
  • The Week Health Summit discusses the next phase of health care 06-01-2013 10:45 PM

    Watch the panel discuss the next phase of health care. ...
  • Mystery shrouds sudden illness of Hillary Clinton 03-01-2013 11:06 AM

    Clinton has been under the weather since December 10, 2012, and has been suffering from flu, concussion and a blood clot. ...