IHN’s Seattle Community Health Center

Ashok Kumar lives in Pangrio City with his son, Piush, who is 17 years old. Piush had a fever and cough for a few days, and with the spread of Covid-19, Ashok was very concerned and took him to Pangrio Hospital. There the doctor declared him as Covid-19 positive and the staff began to panic; though no tests were conducted. Ashok was unwilling to believe this diagnosis without a formal assessment. Any father would not stand seeing his children in pain and fear, so he finally brought his son to the Community Health Center at Shadi Larg. The environment there was calm and the staff was very gentle and approachable. They tested his son first, and he was indeed positive with Covid-19 and was told to isolate for 14 days. Now he has recovered and is healthy again, and Ashok feels grateful towards the staff at the clinic who supported his

Cochlear Implant Team

Cochlear Implant Team Initiates Ehsas Ka Safar

The Cochlear Implant Program at The Indus Hospital is responsible for conducting cochlear implant surgeries of patients with profound hearing loss as well as post-operative rehabilitation including mappings, speech language therapy, and behavior therapy. The arduous process from pre-operative assessments up till the surgery and beyond, involves contributions of all team members i.e. the ENT surgeon, audiologist, speech language therapist, psychologist and most importantly, parents of the cochlear implant recipient. Raising children may be a rewarding experience for parents yet it has its own stresses and challenges. These challenges are multiplied and take on a completely different dimension when raising a child with special needs. These parents, primarily mothers, are laden with physical and mental exhaustion as a result of uninterrupted caregiving. Realizing the consequences this stress may have on the mental and physical health of the mothers of hearing impaired children, the Cochlear Implant team has taken an initiative called Ehsaas