Karachi, Pakistan October 18, 2019 The Indus Hospital is proud to announce the installation of its first MRI machine in the Korangi Campus, Karachi. The machine has been functional from September 2019. MRI uses a powerful magnetic field and a series of radio wave energy pulses to produce detailed images of structures inside the body. It is a safe and painless procedure. The images produced help in examining the internal parts of the body to aid in diagnosis of diseases. The establishment of MRI
Karachi, Pakistan October 18, 2019 Malaria is a vector born disease transmitted from infected person to another through mosquito bite. Without prompt and effective treatment, Malaria patients can develop life threatening complications. Malaria can infect anyone, but children under five years and pregnant women are most vulnerable. In Pakistan, out of the 220 million, 123 million people live in 72 high malaria endemic districts including 34 hyper-endemic districts. These72 districts are located in Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, tribal areas and Sindh. The Global
October 11, 2019 Karachi, Pakistan Hospitalization could be a strenuous and distressful event for any patient especially for children. Healthcare professionals especially nurses make sure to help them overcome their fear and diseases. Every year, one week of the months October is observed to celebrate as Pediatric Nurses Week, Internationally. This year October 7 – 11 is dedicated to recognize the commitment, efforts, and achievements of nurses who provide care for pediatric patients. During the week, the Indus Hospital’s Nursing Management organized several activities to
Karachi: Friday, October 4, 2019 Getz Pharma Pvt. Ltd and Indus Hospital are entering into a strategic partnership to eradicate Rabies from Karachi. Getz Pharma will provide financial assistance, fund-raising support, and marketing expertise to Rabies Free Karachi (RFK) project of the Indus Hospital to eliminate Rabies from Pakistan.
Karachi, Pakistan, September 28, 2019 World Rabies Day is a global campaign to help prevent the spread of the world’s most fatal disease. The day received a boost today in Karachi, when supporters pledged to take action in their neighborhoods. World Rabies Day is being facilitated by the international charity, Global Alliance for Rabies Control, and the global series of events will culminate on September 28, 2019 – World Rabies Day.
The departments of Postgraduate Medical Education, Emergency Medicine and Surgery at the Indus Hospital in collaboration with specialists from Grady Memorial Hospital – Emory University developed a certificate program, ‘Collaborative Advanced Trauma Care’ to train multidisciplinary emergency and trauma team of the Indus Hospital.