Pakistan has the highest rates of HCV infection in the world, with approximately 700,000 new patients affected by the blood-borne virus each year. Due to the asymptomatic nature of the disease, a lack of quality screening and testing facilities and socio-economic constraints, many do not receive proper treatment until it is too late.
Muhammad Hussain woke up in the middle of the night complaining of severe pain in his nose. The 6-year-old boy’s parents worriedly took him to a local clinic where they found that there was pus filled blister in his nose. The doctor gave him medicines but the blister continued to grow into a rare and complex tumor of the nose and para-nasal sinuses. Hussain’s parents urgently took him to a nearby hospital, where he was immediately operated for the nasal
Videos are an effective and interesting way of reaching out to people and to make them aware. The Indus Hospital is launching a YouTube channel i-Health which aims at providing medical advice through social media. The channel enables our audience to access TIH’s health awareness material directly as it houses all animated and regular health awareness videos, stories, and documentaries made by the Indus Hospital.