Perinatal asphyxia is one of the major causes of neonatal and early childhood mortality. Pakistan has no neonatal life support system at national level, so most of neonatal healthcare staff is unable to provide appropriate and timely resuscitation. While evaluating the necessity and shortage of trained staff, the Emergency Response Committee of the Indus Hospital conducted a three-day workshop on Neonatal Resuscitation.
The Indus Health Network (IHN) strives to make patient safety, its top priority and is taking concrete steps toward the advancement of patient safety and reduction of adverse events. A number of initiatives are being made in line with the fulfillment of the mission and vision of safer care to patients. In our journey towards quality and patient safety, we are striving to embrace international standards in healthcare delivery which will depict our commitment to maintain reliability in healthcare.
The Indus Health Network (IHN) is creating a lasting impact on the local communities where it is operating. IHN’s efforts are changing the health indicators of the society at large and one such example is utilization of midwives for safe birth and reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality rates in Bhong, District Rahim Yar Khan.
Laparoscopy is a type of surgery that uses smaller cuts than the traditional method. The minimally invasive surgery requires less stay in hospital and the patient gets heal quickly which reduce the burden on healthcare system. The Indus Hospital receives thousands of patients every month who need various surgeries. Their stay and healing process can get shorter if they are treated through minimalistic surgery.
Karachi August 22, 2019 HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. It is spread by contact with certain bodily fluids of a person with HIV, most commonly during unprotected sex or through sharing injection or drug equipment.
Karachi August 22, 2019 The Indus Hospital (TIH) has entered into a partnership with Karachi Down Syndrome Program (KDSP). Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive, Indus Health Network and Mr. Ali Allawala, Chief Executive Officer, Karachi Down Syndrome Program signed the Memorandum of Understanding. The ceremony was held on August 22, 2019 at the Korangi Campus. Along with other pediatric children, TIH receives hundreds of Down Syndrome Patients. Since they require specialized help, therefore, TIH is partnering with KDSP. KDSP offers highly specialized
Children who are breastfed have reduced risk of acute and chronic illness and improved cognitive outcomes, resulting in higher educational achievement and earning potential compared with non-breastfed children. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for six months, including initiation within the first hour of life, and that they are continue to breastfeed for up to two years or beyond. Breastfeeding can help save 800,000 lives every year universally. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from
The Department of Nursing at The Indus Hospital bi-annually hosts a two-week course in Paediatric Oncology Nursing. Each year local and international participants attend the course to build their knowledge and capacity in managing children with cancer by improving their skills and learning new techniques and methodologies to administer medications and chemotherapy drugs, nutrition, nursing care and psychological support.
Karachi, Pakistan July 25, 2019 Pakistan’s premier health services institution, Indus Health Network (IHN) inaugurated a new Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory facility in Korangi, Karachi on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The BSL-3 laboratory is one of the largest in Pakistan, with experienced staff that have been well-trained in Tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics and biosafety practices. It has been built to meet international specifications, and TB diagnosis are conducted according to the World Health Organization and other international guidelines. Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, Minister