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Three Generations of Love

“He was immobile, and at first, we were terrified he had passed away. We rushed him to a clinic, where they gave him an injection to try and stimulate movement. But unfortunately, he had gone from paralysis to a coma, and we were helpless to do anything. It is the worst feeling in the world, the inability to help your family and loved ones.” Rehan’s grandson Ata Ullah was an energetic child growing up in Turbat in Balochistan. He would constantly

Safer Hospitals: World Patient Safety Day Celebrated at Indus

The Quality and Monitoring Directorate of the Indus Hospital & Health Network held a symposium titled “Safe Maternal & Newborn Care” in line with this year’s theme to mark Patient Safety Day on September 17, 2021, at The Indus Hospital (TIH), Korangi Campus. The event was attended by the senior management of TIH, including Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, CEO, IHHN; Dr. Ashar Alam, Medical Director; Rashida Merchant Director, Nursing. Dr. Lubna Mushtaque, Head of Quality and Monitoring Directorate, gave the opening speech

The Guiding Torch of Hope

Rizwan Bashir was born and raised in Kalat, Balochistan. A free-spirited child, he was passionate about reading and writing. He would spend days immersed in books and writing stories. The village lacked basic educational facilities, so his parents would send him and his four brothers to another city for their education. Being diagnosed with Osteosarcoma Rizwan was 16-years old when he started feeling a stabbing pain in his leg. Soon, it had become so unbearable that he could barely breathe. At that time,

Inauguration of Hepatitis Clinic at Indus Hospital & Health Network – QF, NST & SMP Campus

The Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) – QF, NST & SMP Campus has inaugurated its Hepatitis Clinic. This dedicated clinic has been established in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed with the Government of Punjab’s Hepatitis and Infection Control Program, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department (P & SHD). Dr. Adil Akhter, Associate Director, Community Health Directorate, IHHN, inaugurated the clinic. Fahim Anwar, Head of Campus, IHHN – QF, NST & SMP Campus, was

Cochlear Implant Department celebrates Independence Week

Independence Week at The Indus Hospital, Korangi Campus The Cochlear Implant Team of The Indus Hospital, Korangi Campus, marked Independence Day with a week-long celebration. The department took part in the festivities with the children of Speech-Language Therapy. It was conducted from August 9 till August 13, 2021. Flags for the patients The team commemorated the week by giving flags to children coming for rehabilitation services. They gave each child a flag to mark the importance of the day as

Unwavering Support – Waqar’s Story

Living with kidney disease is always going to be a burden on a person’s everyday life. For Waqar, however, it was more of a death sentence than anything else. Struggling to make ends meet Diagnosed close to two years ago with failing kidneys, the doctors in Multan informed him of the terrible news that he would need to go on dialysis to survive. Despite his best efforts and visiting medical professionals around the city, he was told the same thing: that he

Proudly announcing the launch of Indus Yaqeen

Indus Hospital & Health Network is proud to announce the launch of its Youth Ambassador Program, ‘Indus Yaqeen.’ The initial volunteer program, iHope, was a two-week program that invited students to visit and conduct activities at the hospital. It has now become a part of this new youth ambassador program. Indus Yaqeen is based on the ideology and belief that the youth of Pakistan are not just future leaders, but present leaders as well. Furthermore, we have to entrust them

Breastfeeding Week

Protect breastfeeding – a shared responsibility: IHHN marks World Breast Feeding Week

According to the National Nutritional Survey 2018, less than half of all mothers exclusively breastfeed in Pakistan. Therefore, protecting breastfeeding is not just the responsibility of a mother but the responsibility of the country, society, and family. Every year, World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from August 1 – 7 to spread awareness about the benefits and importance of breastfeeding. To mark World Breast Feeding Week, the Indus Hospital & Health Network – QF, NST &


The Multan Institute of Kidney Diseases (MIKD) successfully conducted its first kidney transplant on a 40-year-old man. The patient, Waqar’s wife, donated her kidney to her husband. MIKD is one of the hospitals managed by the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN). The medical team at MIKD The kidney transplant team comprised Dr. Salman Arshad, Dr. Ali Imran Zaidi, Dr. Tanveer Ul Haq, Dr. Asif, Dr. Masood, and Dr. Nauman. The Nephrology team assisting them comprised Dr. Rashid Asghar, Dr.