“In Pakistan, annually, approximately 8000 children – under the age of 18 years – are diagnosed with cancer. At present, we have only 13 centres for paediatric cancer care”, alarmed Dr. Shamvil Ashraf, Executive Director, Medical Services; and Senior Consultant, Paediatric Oncology, Indus Health Network (IHN). Dr Ashraf was addressing the International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) at the Indus Hospital (TIH) on February 15, 2019. ICCD is celebrated globally. It was started in 2002 by Childhood Cancer International (CCI). ICCD is
Brigham & Women’s Hospital collaborated with Department of Emergency Medicine at The Indus Hospital to conduct a 12-month competency-based Certificate Program in Emergency Medicine (CPEM). The programme aims to train medical officers and residents to better manage the initial triage and stabilization of patients with varying medical, surgical and traumatic conditions. Currently, most of the Emergency Departments in Pakistan are staffed by healthcare providers with minimal or no training to handle acute, critical and traumatic conditions, resulting in avoidable poor patient
‘Clubfoot se Jeet ka Jashan’ is an annual event which Indus Health Network (IHN) holds to celebrate the successful completion of the clubfoot treatment program. The event was held at Korangi Campus on December 29, 2018. Dr Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, IHN; Dr Amin Chinoy, Executive Director, Physical and Rehabilitation Directorate, IHN and other doctors, orthotists, and physiotherapists attended the event.
The Indus Hospital (TIH) has installed a new and most modern Total Lab Automation (TLA) system supplied by Abbott Diagnostics in the Korangi Campus. This state-of-the-art system has been installed with the support of Martin Dow Group which helped Indus Health Network (IHN) in building the laboratory and associated facilities.
Indus Health Network Establishes its UAE Chapter IHN Organises an Awareness Session and Dinner in Dubai The Indus Health Network (IHN) hosted its first event in Duabi on December 4, 2018 at the Metropolitan Hotel, Dubai to launch its UAE chapter. The event was the proclamation of IHN’s UAE Chapter. The event was also a part of IHN’s international awareness initiative. The event was hosted By Mr Arif Lakhani.
The University of Manitoba has selected Pakistan’s Indus Hospital for Clinical Trials. An agreement to this effect was signed between the University of Manitoba and The Indus Hospital (TIH), Pakistan this week. Collaboration between Pakistani and Canadian institutions in this regard will further strengthen clinical trial facilities in Pakistan.