World Hearing Day is an advocacy event celebrated on 3 March each year. The aim of this day is to raise awareness regarding hearing loss, and to promote ear and hearing care at national and community levels across the world. Every year, this day addresses a specific theme, and to reflect this, activities are carried out by World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners.
Karachi, Pakistan November 9, 2019 In order to raise awareness about its mission, the Indus Hospital (TIH) in collaboration with the Karachi United, organized a football match between Nixor College and Cedar College. <!–more–>The event was held on November 9, 2019 at Karachi United Football Stadium and marked the opening of Karachi United’s landmark school event – Karachi United School Championship (KUSC) XV.
Islamabad, Pakistan November 6, 2019 The Employees Old Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) organized the first ‘Pension Day’ of the country on November 6, 2019. During the event, EOBI acknowledged and recognized the Indus Hospital as the first ‘Best Compliant Employer’ of Pakistan. The award was granted for the Indus Hospital’s contribution and extension of benefits through EOB scheme to their employees. Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Department, presented the
Karachi, Pakistan November 1, 2019 The Indus Health Network (IHN) in collaboration with Interactive Research and development continues to implement innovative initiatives in Pakistan to reduce the burden of TB. IHN is the principal recipient for the MDR-TB – a grant awarded by The Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Through the grant Zero TB initiatives in Karachi and Peshawar are being implemented in partnership with public and private sector partners. IHN has been successful in delivery of innovative services and
Karachi, Pakistan October 31, 2019 Indus Ke Sitaray (IKS) – hospital-based school of the Indus Health Network – held its third graduation ceremony on November 1, 2019. The school confers degrees at the conclusion of every six-monthly term. During the third term 25 students graduated. 11 of them were from elementary level; four were from Prep I; seven were from Prep II; and three were from Grade I. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network; Dr. Shamvil Ashraf, Executive Director
The international medical humanitarian organizations Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Interactive Research and Development (IRD) announced today the start of a clinical trial in Pakistan that aims to find better, shorter treatments against multidrug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The endTB trial is a phase III randomized controlled trial comparing 5 new treatment regimens against MDR-TB which contain two of the three new TB drugs developed in recent years, bedaquiline and delamanid, in combination with other existing oral
Karachi, Pakistan October 24, 2019 Artist have the most sensitive souls. They deeply feel the pain and joys of life and portray these emotions through their characters, songs, and other mediums of expression. Their performance not only provide entertainment but it also shapes the societal conscience. Because of their power to influence people, many artists are becoming champions of social causes and they consider it their responsibility to help reform the society and support their fellow beings. Some of Pakistan’s most inspirational celebrities
Karachi, Pakistan October 22, 2019 The Indus Hospital’s Audiologist and Speech Language Therapist (ASLT) team organized the first parent training session on Thursday, October 17, 2019. It was an initiative for the parents of children with hearing impairment and the theme was ‘Journey from sounds to words’. The session focused on training the parents regarding amplification devices, their usage, care, maintenance, as well as on how to develop their children’s hearing and verbal skills through available resources at home. Parents were also provided