July 4, 2019 Gilgit-Baltistan Secretary Health, Raja Rasheed Ali, visited The Indus Hospital, main campus in Korangi, Karachi. During his visit, He met CEO Indus Health Network, Dr Abdul Bari Khan, and took a detailed tour of the facility including adult and paediatric areas and met patients and their attendants.
July 1, 2019 Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)’s Ashraf & Munira Memorial Hospital, Potha village, Abbaspur has been linked with the Indus Health Network (IHN). On July 1, 2019 a ceremony was held to celebrate the handing over of the hospital to IHN. Sardar Masood Khan, President AJK was the chief guest. Mr. Amanullah Khan, Member of the Board, IHN represented IHN. Ashraf & Munira Memorial Hospital was an existing facility and from July 1, 2019 IHN has taken over its management and it will function as an independent primary care site. President AJK, spoke at the event and told that, “medical centres in remote areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir would be linked with big hospitals of Pakistan through a modern telemedicine system.” He also said that, under the new system, a physician from Karachi through the modern technology could examine patients even in remote places like Abbaspur and Hajira. Dr Mehnaz Ashraf
The Indus Hospital was honoured to attend and participate in the SAARC-Tripartite Rabies Elimination meeting on ‘Enhancing Progress towards Rabies Elimination Goal of Zero by 2030 in the SAARC Region’. The World Health Organization and SAARC Secretariat organized the meeting from June, 26 – 28 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal.