Daraz and The Indus Hospital The Indus Hospital and Daraz.pk signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create awareness and raise funds using the Daraz Cares platform. Through this agreement, potential donors can donate to the hospital through the Daraz.pk website which is Pakistan’s most used e-commerce website. Daraz.pk provides their customers with various payment options including cash on delivery which is of great convenience to our donors. To donate through Daraz Cares you can visit https://www.daraz.pk/indus-hospital/ About Daraz Group and Daraz Cares Daraz is Asia’s fastest growing online marketplace, offering an unparalleled and convenient shopping experience in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Daraz hosts a wide assortment of consumer electronics, fashion and beauty products, alongside a rapidly growing miscellany of general merchandise. Daraz Cares is working on a commission-free model with a mission to make better use of the internet by serving to the community.
The Indus Hospital, Koranig Campus’ expanded Emergency Department (ED) was inaugurated on March 21, 2018 by Mr. Yunus Hashim Bengali, Chairman Board, Indus Health Network. Over the last decade TIH has grown exponentially. Improvement of services and facilities and increase in the number of patients led to the need to expand the Emergency Department too. In 2008, the department started its services with 11 beds. The expanded department now has 5-bed resuscitation bay; 6-bed major assessment and treatment area; 6-bed short stay area; 5-bed rapid assessment and treatment area; radiology, pharmacy, dressing/plaster and phlebotomy services; and a teaching room. With a strength of emergency care trained 30 doctors for adults, 11 pediatricians and 110 nurses, the department offers round-the-clock emergency care. All life-threatening emergencies are managed following the Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Obstetrics Advanced Life Support guidelines. Basic trauma management is provided in accordance with
Women’s renal health matters; Experts World Kidney Day Celebrated at the Indus Hospital, Sheikh Saeed Memorial Campus The Indus Hospital, Sheikh Saeed Memorial Campus celebrated World Kidney Day on March 8, 2018. This year’s theme is “Kidneys and women’s health – include, value and empower.” The experts stressed that kidneys are vital organs and women should take care of their kidneys. The event involved public awareness, educational, and screening activities. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) affects 10 per cent of the adult population worldwide. It is one of the top 20 causes of deaths in the world. It affects approximately 195 million women worldwide and it is currently the 8th leading cause of death in women. It causes approximately 600,000 deaths every year. Women have a higher risk of developing CKD than men. This year, medical practitioners are focusing on pregnancy-related renal diseases; urinary tract infections; connective tissue diseases; especially systemic lupus erythematosus. During the
Childhood Cancer is Curable; Experts The Indus Hospital Celebrates International Childhood Cancer Day February 17, 2018 Psycho-Social Department, The Indus Hospital (TIH) celebrated International Childhood Cancer Day on February 17, 2018. The Indus Hospital organizes the event annually to highlight the cancer journey of patients; to create awareness regarding childhood cancer among patients and community; to recognize the incredible determination and resolve of their caregivers who fight bravely to save the lives of their children; to express solidarity with families going through the ordeal; and to appreciate dedicated medical practitioners, healthcare professionals, volunteers and supporters for their support. While addressing the audience, Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network said, “Childhood cancers are curable but majority of the patients could not afford the costly treatment. We, at the Indus Hospital are trying to help children overcoming this battle and will continue doing so with the help of our donors.” Dr. Shamvil Ashraf,
The Indus Hospital Organizes Third Golf Tournament Karachi, Pakistan February 11, 2018 The Indus Hospital (TIH) organized third Golf tournament on February 11, 2018 at Karachi Golf Club. Veteran Squash player, Jahangir Khan was the Chief Guest. The events was very well-participated. Business and corporate heads and other dignitaries attended the tournament. It provided an opportunity to corporates heads to showcase their commitment toward corporate social responsibility by alleviating the suffering of their fellow-countrymen. The purpose of organizing such activities are to promote healthy activities; to create awareness about the work of the Indus Hospital amongst golfing community; to provide a networking opportunity to golfing community; and to raise funds for the expansion project of The Indus Hospital, Korangi Campus.