HOSPITAL

  • Ebola patient in India: Are we Ebola-ready? Yesterday

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN asks whether we are Ebola-ready and discusses it with Senior Consultant Dr. MS Jha at Primus Hospital. ...
  • Delhi's Lok Nayak hospital not equipped to deal with Ebola Yesterday

    New Delhi: A Health Ministry team has found that Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP), which was designated by Central Government to offer Ebola treatment is not equipped to deal with the disease. Central government had identified Ram Manohar Lohiya and LNJP hospital for treating Ebola patients after...
  • Ebola-infected man recovering; to be observed for 90 days Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Ebola-infected man, who was quarantined at the Delhi airport, is recovering from the deadly disease. The man had contracted Ebola in Liberia and had also been treated but traces of the diseases were found in his body fluids following which he has been kept in isolation. The...
  • We should be extremely careful about Ebola: Doctors Yesterday

    New Delhi: Dr SP Bayotra chairman of medicine at the reputed Ganga Ram hospital in New Delhi spoke to CNN-IBN about Ebola. "The patient has been diagnosed but it's new in our country. No chances should be taken. He should be quarantined till he is cleared as the virus can...
  • Rajnath Singh visits police stations, hospitals in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday conducted surprise checks at various public places, including hospital, police station, railway station and municipal office, to take stock of cleanliness and other problems faced by the people there. Accompanied by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, Police Commissioner BS Bassi, Singh visited a...
  • Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital in US 3 days ago

    A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola at the Nebraska hospital where he was being treated after arriving from West Africa over the weekend, the hospital said on Monday. Dr Martin Salia, a permanent U.S. resident, contracted the virus while working in a Freetown hospital, according to his family....
  • Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh released from hospital, taken back to jail 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP and Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh, who allegedly tried to commit suicide in the Presidency Correctional Home and was admitted to state-run SSKM Hospital, was on Sunday discharged and taken back to the jail. Police sources said that the process of Ghosh's transfer back to the...
  • Kolkata Police manhandles media persons who try to speak to Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Police pushed and shoved media persons outside the SSKM hospital on Saturday while making way for Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh who was being taken to Bangur Institute of Neurology for medical tests, a day after he allegedly committed suicide inside the jail. The policemen guarding Ghosh were seen pushing...
  • Bilaspur sterilisation tragedy: Contaminated rat poison mixed drugs could have caused deaths 6 days ago

    Bilaspur: Days after 14 women lost their lives within 24 hours of undergoing tubectomy in government sterilisation camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, the state health authorities have revealed that medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, could have led to the deaths. "Prima facie it can be...
  • US: Ebola victim's family, hospital reach settlement 1 week ago

    Dallas: The hospital that treated the only Ebola patient to die in the United States will pay his relatives an undisclosed sum and create a charitable foundation in his name, the family's attorney said on Wednesday. The agreement heads off a potential lawsuit from relatives of Thomas Eric Duncan, who died...
  • Delhi: Out of every 500 children, 200 suffer from malnourishment, says survey 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The world-wide phenomenon of malnourishment is no alien to the national capital. According to a survey conducted by a Delhi NGO, over 200 children out of 500 are reported to be malnourished in Delhi. A certain 30-year-old Kaushal knows that a diet of plain rice and rotis insufficient...
  • Gujarat: Hospital staffer throws patient out; government asks for report November 11, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a bizarre incident, a staffer at a government-run hospital in Bhavnagar allegedly threw a patient out of the hospital near an open drainage, following which the state government has asked the hospital to submit a report on it. An unidentified street dweller was admitted at Sir Takhatsinhji general...
  • Are government-run health camps putting lives at risk? November 11, 2014

    In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. CNN-IBN asks whether the government-run health camps are putting lives at risk. ...
  • Veteran actress Tanuja discharged from hospital November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Veteran actress Tanuja who was hospitalised Monday night after she complained of breathlessness, has been discharged, a doctor said. "She complained of breathlessness. She has been discharged... she is fine now," Subir Mondal of Belle Vue Hospital told IANS Tuesday. Tanuja attended the inaugural of the 20th Kolkata International Film Fest...
  • Two-year-old dies after father puts her in a scalding-hot shower November 11, 2014

    Vienna: A two-year-old Austrian girl died on Monday after allegedly being put in a scalding-hot shower by her father as a punishment, the hospital where she was being treated said Monday. "Despite all the doctors' efforts the child died at midday from her serious injuries," said Christoph Mierau, a spokesman for...
  • Eight women die, several critical after sterilisation surgery in a government hospital in Chhattisgarh November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The women had been discharged on Saturday after being given medicines. However, within 24 hours of the surgery, many women complained of vomiting and...
  • Kerala neurologist Dr Shyam VK takes health care to his patients' home November 10, 2014

    Kollam: Dr Shyam VK, a neurologist from Kollam in Kerala leads the way in health care sector. After finishing his rounds on a hectic day, he visits bed-ridden patients at their homes. The ESI super specialty hospital in Kollam where he works allows him to do house visits every Saturday. One...
  • West Bengal: Sudden death of 13 children at Malda hospital raises concerns, suspicions November 8, 2014

    Malda (West Bengal): The death of thirteen children in the past 72 hours at the the Malda Medical College and Hospital have become a growing cause of concern. Hospital authorities, however, continued insisting that the babies were critical in the first place. They claim the hospital is already treating over...
  • Amit Shah likely to visit private eye hospital in Chennai November 7, 2014

    Chennai: BJP president Amit Shah is likely to visit a private eye hospital on Friday, party sources said. However the purpose of the visit was not disclosed. The 50-year-old close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a private visit and has not scheduled any party programmes, the sources...
  • Centre releases stamp to celebrate 15th anniversary of India's 1st successful liver transplant November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday released a commemorative stamp to celebrate the 15th anniversary of India's first successful liver transplant at the Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. This prestigious honour has been approved and made available by the Department of Posts, Philately...
  • Indore government hospital launches Rs 55 lakh anti-rodent drive November 3, 2014

    Indore: The government-run MY Hospital is spending lakhs of rupees for quite a different kind of 'operation', one that would rid its premises of the menace of rodents. To prevent patients from contracting rodent-borne infections and provide a hygienic and clean ambiance, a month- long drive has been launched at a...
  • Delhi: Man hit by DTC bus to get over Rs 1.6 lakh compensation November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, who suffered injuries after being hit by a rashly-driven DTC bus, has been awarded over Rs 1.6 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). The tribunal directed United India Insurance Company Ltd, with which the bus was insured, to pay Rs 1,60,900 as compensation...
  • Patients face trouble as doctors of MBS hospital go on strike November 1, 2014

    Kota : Thousands of patients who visited Maharao Bheem Singh (MBS) hospital in the city faced discomfort with the doctors going on strike against alleged manhandling of a doctor and nurse by a patient's relatives. The resident doctors of the hospital went on strike after the relatives of a patient who...
  • Irom Sharmila taken to AIIMS due to deteriorating condition October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A retired Delhi Police officer told a court here that rights activist Irom Sharmila, facing trial for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006, was shifted to a hospital after her health condition had deteriorated during the fast. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Delhi Police's retired...
  • Karnataka: Government doctors on strike, demand better pay, facilities October 27, 2014

    Bangalore: More than 2,000 doctors from government hospitals across various districts of Karnataka have been holding a strike since Monday demanding better pay and other facilities. The doctors have threatened to quit handing their resignation letters to the health department in Bangalore. According to sources, this is their last ultimatum for their...
  • Snapshot: Sonam Kapoor clicks 'best selfie ever' with Prime Minister Narendra Modi October 26, 2014

    Fans and Twitter/Instagram followers of Sonam Kapoor are used to seeing the fashionista posing with couture bags, ballgowns and sweets. But Kapoor surprised the fans by posting a selfie clicked with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The actress attended the inauguration of Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai in the...
  • PM Modi inaugurates Sir HN Reliance Foundation hospital in Mumbai, shares healthcare agenda October 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday digitally inaugurated the newly renovated and expanded 90-year-old Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. The Prime Minister called for a greater focus on preventive healthcare and quality medical services for all. ...
  • Watch: India's who's who in attendance as PM Modi inaugurates Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital October 25, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai in the presence of top celebrities and sportspersons. This is the city's first general hospital setup in 1925. It has been renovated and converted into a state-of-the-art facility. The Prime Minister called for a greater focus...
  • Watch: The swanky new Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital unveiled in Mumbai October 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Built in 1925, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital is now a swanky 19 floor structure in the heart of South Mumbai. The hospital is furnished with state-of-the-art operation theatres. After undergoing major renovation and expansion by the Reliance Foundation, Mumbai's first general hospital was inaugurated on Saturday by Prime Minister...