Monthly Archives: December 2017

Clubfoot se Jeet ka Jashan

To celebrate the successful completion of the four-year treatment program of children affected with clubfoot, The Indus Hospital (TIH) organized “Clubfoot say Jeet ka Jashan” on December 30, 2017. TIH launched a service delivery program “Pehla Qadam” in 2011 in collaboration with Amer Haider charitable Foundation. Working closely with Ponseti International Association, The University of Iowa, USA, the program aims to create public awareness about clubfoot and its optimal management, to eliminate untreated clubfoot in Pakistan, to train Pakistani Orthopedic Surgeons

The Indus Hospital Organizes a Walk-a-Cause to Commemorate World Disability Day

The Indus Hospital (TIH)’s Physical Rehabilitation Center organized a walk-a-cause to celebrate the International Day of Person with Disabilities (IDPD). Walk-a-cause was organized at the Sea View on December 10, 2017. The day was initiated by the United Nations in 1992 and this year’s theme is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all.” Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, the Indus Health Network, Dr. Amin Chinoy, Executive Director, Physical and Rehabilitation Directorate, and patients along with hundreds of people

First Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation at The Indus Hospital

Breakthrough in Pakistan’s Medical History The Indus Hospital (TIH)’s cardiac surgery team has successfully operated a 15 year old patient for a complicated cardiac condition. It was a specialized surgery which was done for the first time in Pakistan. The minimally invasive surgery was performed at the Indus Hospital, Korangi. Dr. Arjumand Shauq, Cardiac Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK and Dr. Mehnaz Atiq, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon performed the surgery. Fifteen-years-old Fatima belongs to a lower middle class family. Her father

Super Specialist ENT Surgeon Performs Free Cochlear Implant Surgeries at The Indus Hospital

The Indus Hospital (TIH)’s ENT department is conducting middle ear and cochlear implants surgeries for free. TIH’s ENT team is being headed by two UK-based ENT surgeons: Dr. Haroon Khan, ENT Surgeon, Manchester, UK and Dr. Noweed Ahmad, Medicolegal Expert & Consultant ENT Surgeon, UK. Dr. Haroon Ahmed founded a UK-based charity International Medical Relief Agency (IMRA) in 2001. The purpose was to serve Pakistanis who don’t have access to quality healthcare. IMRA started its operations in Pakistan from Mirpur Khas