Childhood Cancer is Curable; Experts The Indus Hospital Celebrates International Childhood Cancer Day February 17, 2018 Psycho-Social Department, The Indus Hospital (TIH) celebrated International Childhood Cancer Day on February 17, 2018. The Indus Hospital organizes the event annually to highlight the cancer journey of patients; to create awareness regarding childhood cancer among patients and community; to recognize the incredible determination and resolve of their caregivers who fight bravely to save the lives of their children; to express solidarity with families going through the ordeal; and to appreciate dedicated medical practitioners, healthcare professionals, volunteers and supporters for their support. While addressing the audience, Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network said, “Childhood cancers are curable but majority of the patients could not afford the costly treatment. We, at the Indus Hospital are trying to help children overcoming this battle and will continue doing so with the help of our donors.” Dr. Shamvil Ashraf,
The Indus Hospital Organizes Third Golf Tournament Karachi, Pakistan February 11, 2018 The Indus Hospital (TIH) organized third Golf tournament on February 11, 2018 at Karachi Golf Club. Veteran Squash player, Jahangir Khan was the Chief Guest. The events was very well-participated. Business and corporate heads and other dignitaries attended the tournament. It provided an opportunity to corporates heads to showcase their commitment toward corporate social responsibility by alleviating the suffering of their fellow-countrymen. The purpose of organizing such activities are to promote healthy activities; to create awareness about the work of the Indus Hospital amongst golfing community; to provide a networking opportunity to golfing community; and to raise funds for the expansion project of The Indus Hospital, Korangi Campus.
The Indus Hospital Signs MoU with Population Welfare Department, Sindh Karachi, Pakistan January 25, 2018 In an effort to increase the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) in the province, the Indus Hospital, Karachi (TIH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Population Welfare Department (PWDS), Government of Sindh on January 25, 2018. The ceremony took place at Sheikh Saeed Memorial Hospital, Korangi, Karachi – a full service free gynecology and obstetrics healthcare facility. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network (IHN) and Laeeq Ahmed, Secretary, Population Welfare Department signed the MoU. Ashfaq Shah, Director General, PWDS; Faisal Maher, Director PWDS; Nasreen Ghauri, Director PWDS, Asad ullah Khan, Director PWDS, Talib Lashari, Advisor, PWDS were also present. While addressing the ceremony, Dr. Abdul Bari Kahn said, “Pakistan is an over-populated country and this population boom is taking a heavy toll on our women. Only a healthy woman can give birth to a healthy child.
Indus Health Network Conducts Fourth Scientific conference Redefining Healthcare Requires a Paradigm Shift from Traditional Medical System to a Patient-centric Model, Experts Karachi, Pakistan January 19, 2018 Indus Health Network (IHN) organized its fourth biennial scientific conference ICON 18. The two-day international conference was held in Karachi. Current year’s theme was ‘Redefining Healthcare’. In his opening remarks, Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network said, “At Indus, we are not only driven by service-delivery but also invested in promoting academic and scientific discourse in Pakistan. This biennial conference is one of the ways we try and contribute. This year’s conference will not only focus on showcasing clinical specialties but will also feature public and community health aspects of care.” “ICON is an inspirational forum for medical and nursing experts, hospital executives, policymakers, insurers, consumer advocates and industry analysts to exchange ideas, share best practices, and set new standards for providing quality medical care
The Indus Hospital Launches Rabies Free Karachi Program Karachi, Pakistan January 12, 2018 The Indus Hospital (TIH), Karachi has launched Rabies Free Karachi (RFK) Program. The pilot project is focusing on Ibrahim Hyderi, where stray dogs will be vaccinated and neutered. The ceremony was held at TIH on January 12, 2018. Wasim Akhtar, Mayor Karachi inaugurated the project. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network (IHN) welcomed the Mayor. In the inaugural address, the Mayor said, “ Dr. Naseem Salahuddin, Head of the Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, (TIH) and Program Director of RFK project, briefed the audience about RFK program. She stated that Ibrahim Hyderi was selected, as most dog bites that arrived at (TIH) came from this area. She stated that killing of animals was cruel and ineffective in controlling dog population. The WHO recommends One Health Approach for rabies control through Mass Dog Vaccination (MDV) and Animal Birth