The Indus Hospital’s (TIH) Blood Center launched its first Mobile Blood Donation Unit on June 14, 2017 in order to celebrate World Blood Donor Day. This year, the campaign runs under the theme “Give Blood, Give Now, Give Often.” According to the World Health Organization, Pakistan’s annual blood requirement is approximately 1.5 million bags, with 40% of the demand being met by the public sector. About 80% of private sector blood transfusion takes place in the major cities, including Karachi and
Joints wear and tear is a natural process which occurs in the aging population. Annually 4000 joints have been replaced in Pakistan. These facts were shared during a seminar conducted at The Indus Hospital (TIH) on May 1, 2017. The half day seminar was focused on “Total Hip Replacement Anterior Hip Approach”. Professor Amin Chinoy, Senior Orthopedic Consultant, TIH opened the session and invited Professor Muhammad Umer, founder and surgeon-in-chief of Institute of Orthopaedics and Surgery to present on “Traditional Approach
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) jointly organized an Emergency Room Trauma Course (ERTC) 3 day seminar from 31st May to the 2nd of June with The Indus Hospital (TIH). The seminar provided an intensive course on the various regions of the body that have under gone Trauma. Speaker Dr Bona Venture opened the program with a discussion on amputees, mentioning special care of amputees with regards to the remaining stumps on the legs. He continued on discussing prosthetics and
The Commissioner of Karachi, Syed Asif Hyder Shah, visited The Indus Hospital on the 19th of May 2016 and was given a tour of the Hospital by Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, CEO of The Indus Hospital. The Commissioner was taken to the Children’s ward, Open-air Tuberculosis Clinic, Physical Rehabilitation Center and to the other facilities at the hospital where he interacted with the patients at the Hospital. He was moved by what he saw and commended the Indus Hospital’s effort.
Pak-Suzuki blessed The Indus Hospital with a visit on Monday 28th March 2016. The company donated a Suzuki Bolan van for the hospital’s use in a philanthropic gesture. MD Hirofumi Nagao was given a tour of the Hospital’s facilities, including ward and blood bank. Mr. Nagao concluded Pak-Suzuki’s visit by awarding a 50 to 1 scale sized Suzuki key as a memento to Dr. Abdul Bari Khan to honor the Indus Hospital’s efforts in providing free health care to the people.
Celebrity actress Reema visited the Indus Hospital in March of 2016. She was honored with a tour of the Hospital, visiting patients from the various wards to convey her supplication. She enjoyed the occasion with photo sessions with the patients.
The Indus Hospital organized a charity golf tournament at the Karachi Golf Club Karsaz, the event took place on the 22nd of Febraury 2016 with the slogan “Golf can save lives”. The event had 100 golfers participate with various Board of Directors attending as guests. The event was hosted by club secretary Commodore Majid Iqbal and started off with an inaugural speech from Mr. Pervaiz Ahmed. The event continued with speeches from Mr. Abdul Kareem Paracha and Dr. Abdul Bari Khan. The 1st fundraiser
Celebrity actor and director Moammar Rana hosted his birthday at The Indus Hospital, February 2016. Mr. Rana was uninformed of the hospitalâ€™s existence, but when he brought in a patient and offered to pay in full he was pleasantly surprised to find out the hospital operated at no cost to the ailing. The birthday celebration was an event that also commemorated the Hospital and its philanthropic service to the people of Karachi. Mr. Rana enjoyed the occasion with young patients
The Hospital would be allotted an 80 Kanal area of land for aÂ fully equipped Research hospital to be opened in Peshawar. KP Chief Minister Pervez Khatak arranged for an additional 20 Kanal to be dedicated to a fully fledged Neuro-Surgery department, making a total of 100 Kanal area of land. The CEO of the Indus Hospital Dr Abdul Bari Khan stated that a plan had already been drafted for the hospital and construction would begin as soon as allotted land
The Indus Hospital organized a family carnival at the PAF Museum on the 7thÂ of February 2016. The carnivalâ€™s main aim was to raise awareness regarding the hospitalâ€™s mission and appeal to attendees to come together as donors supporting the noble cause. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan himself was present at the occasion, commenting, â€œIt is truly a delight to see people coming and enjoying themselves while at the same time contributing towards the cause that the hospital was built upon.â€ In addition