The Commissioner of Karachi, Syed Asif Hyder Shah, visited The Indus Hospital on the 19th of May 2016 and was given a tour of the Hospital by Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, CEO of The Indus Hospital. The Commissioner was taken to the Children’s ward, Open-air Tuberculosis Clinic, Physical Rehabilitation Center and to the other facilities at the hospital where he interacted with the patients at the Hospital. He was moved by what he saw and commended the Indus Hospital’s effort. The Commissioner
Pak-Suzuki blessed The Indus Hospital with a visit on Monday 28th March 2016. The company donated a Suzuki Bolan van for the hospital’s use in a philanthropic gesture. MD Hirofumi Nagao was given a tour of the Hospital’s facilities, including ward and blood bank. Mr. Nagao concluded Pak-Suzuki’s visit by awarding a 50 to 1 scale sized Suzuki key as a memento to Dr. Abdul Bari Khan to honor the Indus Hospital’s efforts in providing free health care to the people.
Celebrity actress Reema visited the Indus Hospital in March of 2016. She was honored with a tour of the Hospital, visiting patients from the various wards to convey her supplication. She enjoyed the occasion with photo sessions with the patients.
The Indus Hospital organized a charity golf tournament at the Karachi Golf Club Karsaz, the event took place on the 22nd of Febraury 2016 with the slogan ‘Golf can save lives’. The event had 100 golfers participate with various Board of Directors attending as guests. The event was hosted by club secretary Commodore Majid Iqbal and started off with an inaugural speech from Mr. Pervaiz Ahmed. The event continued with speeches from Mr. Abdul Kareem Paracha and Dr. Abdul Bari Khan. The 1st fundraiser
Celebrity actor and director Moammar Rana hosted his birthday at The Indus Hospital, February 2016. Mr. Rana was uninformed of the hospital’s existence, but when he brought in a patient and offered to pay in full he was pleasantly surprised to find out the hospital operated at no cost to the ailing. The birthday celebration was an event that also commemorated the Hospital and its philanthropic service to the people of Karachi. Mr. Rana enjoyed the occasion with young patients
The Hospital would be allotted an 80 Kanal area of land for a fully equipped Research hospital to be opened in Peshawar. KP Chief Minister Pervez Khatak arranged for an additional 20 Kanal to be dedicated to a fully fledged Neuro-Surgery department, making a total of 100 Kanal area of land. The CEO of the Indus Hospital Dr Abdul Bari Khan stated that a plan had already been drafted for the hospital and construction would begin as soon as allotted land
The Indus Hospital organized a family carnival at the PAF Museum on the 7th of February 2016. The carnival’s main aim was to raise awareness regarding the hospital’s mission and appeal to attendees to come together as donors supporting the noble cause. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan himself was present at the occasion, commenting, “It is truly a delight to see people coming and enjoying themselves while at the same time contributing towards the cause that the hospital was built upon.” In addition
The ICON 2016, 3rd biennial conference, was a 2 day event held at the Karachi Marriot hotel from January 23rd to January 24th, 2016. The conference carried the tag line Quality care – a right, not a privilege. The conference was chaired by Professor Dr. Syed Kamran Ahmed, and Dr. M. Fareeduddin and Ms. Anila Jamshed served as conference secretaries. Dr. Altaf Ahmed and Dr. Sadaf Saeed chaired and co-chaired the Scientific Committee of ICON 2016, respectively. Along with the conference, pre-conference workshops
Younis Khan visited The Indus Hospital in November 2015 for a MoU signing. The occasion signified the cricketer’s support and collaboration with the hospital in helping the poor and the needy, as well his own personal conviction to support the people of Pakistan. The cricketer upheld Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Iqbal’s vision for the nation and said he would do everything to bring it into reality. He further mentioned those suffering in the earth quake and flood stricken regions
The Indus hospital expansion event at Avari tower hosted a range of media outlets and discussed its expansion campaign. Notably the Phase I expansion campaign was elaborated on, a push that will take up the current 150 bed facility to 996 beds. The Phase I expansion plan is set to competition by 2018. The hosts reiterated on Indus hospital’s commitment to provide quality health care to all, absolutely free of cost. The hospital’s current impact is 2000 monthly in-patients (those