POLIO

  • #YESIamThechange: A story of struggle and strength against all odds August 18, 2014

    Ramanlal Hiralal Firodia, a polio patient who fought all odds to achieve his goals. ...
  • Veer: Polio-afflicted Joginder Singh Saluja is champion power lifter March 21, 2014

    Aerated drink Thumbs Up has joined hands with its brand ambassador Salman's Being Human Foundation and CNN-IBN for the campaign, which has American India Foundation (AIF) as implementation partners. The initiative aims to reach out to PwDs with skill training and employment opportunities. It will also raise advocacy on issues...
  • WHO Director General on poliofree India February 12, 2014

    As India completes three years of being poliofree, World Health Organisation's Director General Margaret Chan tells CNNIBN as of what worked in India's favour. ...
  • India off polio endemic list: Ghulam Nabi Azad February 25, 2012

    Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad made the announcement after most of the environmental samples for polio virus tested negative for the first time in 2010. ...
  • Can India replicate the polio example in other health issues? January 13, 2012

    India has completed one year without a single case of polio and the WHO has said that other countries need to emulate. ...
  • India positive: A year without a single case of polio January 13, 2012

    On India Positive, India completes a year without any polio case and a policeman fines a Home Ministry official. ...
  • Polio success: WHO says India no longer a threat January 13, 2012

    WHO India Representative Dr Nata Manabde has congratulated India on its nonewpolio cases milestone, saying that India was ahead of prediction. "It's a major milestone. India's ahead of prediction. It has made a huge difference. Two years India had the largest number of cases more than other countries put together....
  • Undeterred Geeta leads normal life despite polio December 12, 2011

    She was two when she was diagnosed with polio but nothing deterred Geeta and at 49, she is independent, and even drives her own car. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of inspiring Indians December 10, 2011

    In this special series we showcase inspirational stories that will make you think positive. ...
  • Tough seeing kids in hospitals: Fernando Alonso October 27, 2011

    The Spanish Formula One racing driver visited the polio affected kids ward at a city hospital to support the cause. ...
  • Top health stories of 2010 December 31, 2010

    From India's first indigenous Swine flu vaccine to a superbug named after India, catch the top health news of 2010. ...
  • India records lowest number of polio cases ever December 22, 2010

    Global Polio Eradication Initiative has reported lowest number of cases this year. ...
  • CJs unite to battle a crippled system August 30, 2009

    This week on The Citizen Journalist Show, CJs Kapil, Sukhvir and Vijay bring you the reality of an employment agency which isn't doing its job. 12,000 people have been waiting for work for the last many years. Also, CJ and senior advocate H S Phoolka encourages people to plant more...
  • Debate: Big B, Mush land in trouble March 13, 2007

    Big B's message against polio faces controversy and a sensational story speculates end of the road for Pak President Pervez Musharraf. On Face the Nation, experts discuss the two issues. ...