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Indus Kay Sitaray holds fifth graduation ceremony

Indus Kay Sitaray — the hospital-based school of the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) for its pediatric patients – held its fifth graduation ceremony at the Korangi Campus on September 21, 2021. Fifteen students graduated in a festive ceremony that saw each child receive a bag filled with stationery items, graduation certificates, and a gold medal for their achievements. The students were dressed in a traditional graduation gown and cap and beaming from ear to ear as, one by one,

More than 7,000 dog bite cases treated in 2020 at IHHN Karachi

KARACHI: “Rabies is one of the most neglected tropical diseases, not only in Pakistan but over the world, because it involves homeless animals which are unvaccinated, making it a difficult situation to keep track of it,” Dr. Naseem Salahuddin, Head of Infectious Diseases, Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) and Member of WHO Advisory Committee for Rabies said at a press briefing on September 28, 2021. The Medical Microbiology & Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP) and Rabies Free Pakistan

IHHN hosts support group sessions for HIV patients

The Indus Hospital, Korangi Campus, hosted a support group session for HIV patients on September 16, 2021, to share the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Fozia Rajput, Counselor, HIV Department, Anila Hanif, Field Supervisor, HIV department, and Sumera Parveen, Clinical Psychologist from the Psychosocial Team, organized the session. HIV is a lifelong disease, and despite its difficulties, there is no reason why a patient cannot continue to live an everyday life. Among the topics discussed, one of the main points was

IHHN hosts three-day counseling and awareness session on World Pharmacist Day

The Pharmacy Department of The Indus Hospital, Korangi Campus celebrated World Pharmacist Day by arranging three-day patient counseling and awareness sessions from September 22-24, 2021. During these sessions, the Pharmacy and Supply Chain staff interacted with patients in the hospital. Topics covered include the pharmacists’ role in hospitals and the community, proper and effective medication use, and counseling commonly used medicines in minor ailments. On the last day, Dr. Aslam Shah, Senior Manager, Pharmacy and Supply Chain, presented an update of pharmacy

INDUS DEVELOPMENT FUND’S FIRST CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT IN CANADA A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

Eighty-eight golfers took part in Indus Development Fund’s (IDF) first Charity Golf Tournament in Toronto, Canada, on September 11, 2021. The golfers took part in an exciting day of golf playing to raise funds for physical rehabilitation, prosthetic limbs, physiotherapy, and psychological therapy to patients at the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) in Pakistan. Pervaiz Ahmed, Executive Director, IDF, Dr. Akhter Hamid, Member, IDF, and Aftab Rizvi, Board Director, IDF, led the presentation ceremony. They shared the journey of Indus Hospital &

NOTTINGHAM, LEICESTER FACE-OFF IN CHARITY CRICKET MATCH FOR INDUS HEALTH NETWORK UK

Cricket enthusiasts and Indus Health Network UK’s supporters gathered to view the first match between Leicester and Nottingham in a charity cricket match at the Goosedale Sports Club in Nottingham, Midlands on September 12, 2021. The 35-over hardball match was played to raise awareness and funds for healthcare services provided by Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) in Pakistan. Match results The Leicester team won the toss and elected to bat first. The Leicester team took advantage of the batsman-friendly

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

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10Pearls continues their support of IHHN and its cause

Karachi: 10Pearls continued their support of Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) by raising PKR 2.5 million through crowdfunding at their national and international chapters for IHHN medical equipment. The company presented the cheque to IHHN in a ceremony held on Thursday, August 26, 2021. Co-founder and Managing Director, Mr. Zeeshan Aftab handed over the cheque to Mr. Syed Mashhood Rizvi, Executive Director, Communications & Resources Development Directorate, IHHN. Mr. Kamal Aftab, Director, and Beenish Barlas, Marketing Manager of 10Pearls