The pediatric oncology department of The Indus Hospital organized an event to mark Pediatric Oncology Nurses Day which is observed internationally on September 8. The event was organized to honor those nurses who provide the highest standard of physical and emotional support to the most precious patients – children with cancer and their families. The event was well-attended by Pediatric oncology nurses, doctors and professionals.
Though a large number of children of school-going age are out-of-school in Pakistan but The Indus Hospital (TIH) is making sure that young patients receive quality education. Usually, When Pakistani children are diagnosed with cancer or other chronic ailments, their physicians ask them to stop attending school for the duration of their treatments. To overcome this issue, TIH has launched a hospital-based schooling program to ensure that these children are able to continue with their education during their treatment and
Independence Day was celebrated at The Indus Hospital, Korangi campus on August 14, 2018. The management, employees, their families and general public participated and witnessed the celebratory activities. The flag was hoisted and a parade to commemorate the Independence Day was organized by the Security department. Various activities for children were arranged in the Pediatric unit on Independence Day. Apart from the main campus in Korangi, Karachi, all the other hospitals in the network also celebrated Independence Day with zest
Indus Health Network (IHN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 4, 2018, with the Government of Baluchistan. The purpose is to eradicate TB from the province. IHN’s CEO, Professor Dr. Abdul Bari Khan and Interim Health Minister, Baluchistan, Faiz Kakar signed the MoU. The signing ceremony took place in Quetta.
Dr. Nida Ilyas Shamsi, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Indus Health Network (IHN) participated in the 14th annual International Conference for Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC). She shared her experience of establishing a Clinical Ethics Committee at the Indus Hospital (TIH), Karachi in the context of its unique placement in Pakistan’s healthcare system.