Indus Hospital and Health Network Physical Rehabilitation Center (PRC) celebrated the International Day of Person with Disabilities (IDPD). A walk was organized at the IHHN Korangi Campus. The day was also celebrated at other PRCs at Badin, Lahore, and Muzaffargarh.
Dr. Amin Chinoy, Executive Director, Physical and Rehabilitation Directorate; IHHN; Around 40 patients participated in the walk at the Korangi Campus. During the event, Dr. Chinoy and other participant talked to the audience while some patients narrated their stories.
While addressing the audience, Dr. Amin highlighted the vision and mission of the Indus Hospital. He thanked Allah SWT for the help and guidance in taking the mission forward and informed the audience about the expansion of the Korangi Campus and future plans.
In his address, Dr. Amin Chinoy briefed about the services provided by the directorate, which include physiotherapy and physical rehabilitation.
In 2015, the Indus Hospital established the Physical Rehabilitation Center with the support of International Committee of the Red Cross and Chal Foundation. The Center provides orthotic and prosthetic limbs to patients with disability. The facility has also been extended to the Bedian Road General Hospital, Lahore and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital, Muzaffargarh and District Headquarter Hospital, Badin. All Physical and Rehabilitation Centers provide modern rehabilitation services to people with disabilities. These include prosthetics, orthotics, physiotherapy, and mobility devices like wheelchairs and crutches.
The Indus College of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation also took part in the commemorative walk to celebrate the achievements and contributions those with disability make in our community. The day offered the opportunity to reflect on IHHN’s mission and the individual & collective role the people of Indus play in creating an inclusive world.