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The Indus Health Network Recognized by WHO for Outstanding Efforts in Eradicating TB

The Indus Health Network Recognized by WHO for Outstanding Efforts in Eradicating TB

The Indus Health Network (IHN) in collaboration with Interactive Research and development continues to implement innovative initiatives in Pakistan to reduce the burden of TB. IHN is the principal recipient for the MDR-TB – a grant awarded by The Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Through the grant Zero TB initiatives in Karachi and Peshawar are being implemented in partnership with public and private sector partners. IHN has been successful in delivery of innovative services and best practices for

Hospital-based Educational Support for Students with Chronic Health Conditions

To celebrate the achievements of our paediatric patients/ students, Indus Kay Sitaray (IKS)­ held its second graduation ceremony on April 26, 2019. IKS is a hospital-based school at The Indus Hospital (TIH). After completing the second educational term, 15 students from Prep-1 and Prep-2 classes, received their certificates from Dr Shamvil Ashraf, Executive Director, Medical Services, Indus Health Network (IHN) and Ms Nudrat Imam, Principal, Shahwilayat Public School.

CEO, IHN receives Hilal-e-Imtiaz

CEO, IHN receives Hilal-e-Imtiaz

For the outstanding contribution and selfless service to change the paradigm of the provision of quality healthcare across Pakistan, Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, CEO, Indus Health Network, was conferred the second highest civilian award – Hilal-e-Imtiaz by Dr Arif Alvi, President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on March 23, 2019 at the investiture ceremony held at the President’s House in Islamabad. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan is a Dow Medical College alumni who graduated in 1986. He completed his fellowship F.C.P.S. in

IRD, IHN and Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative teamed up for a School Based Deworming Program in Pakistan

The WHO estimates that over 1.5 billion people are infected globally with soil transmitted helminths (STH-intestinal worms). Interactive Research and Development (IRD), Indus Health Network (IHN) and Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative teamed up for the development of a School Based Deworming Program in Pakistan, under which Pakistan’s first

The Indus Hospital Organizes a Walk-a-Cause to Commemorate World Disability Day

The Indus Hospital (TIH)’s Physical Rehabilitation Center organized a walk-a-cause to celebrate the International Day of Person with Disabilities (IDPD). Walk-a-cause was organized at the Sea View on December 10, 2017. The day was initiated by the United Nations in 1992 and this year’s theme is ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all.’ Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, the Indus Health Network, Dr. Amin Chinoy, Executive Director, Physical and Rehabilitation Directorate, and patients along with hundreds of people

First Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation at The Indus Hospital

Breakthrough in Pakistan’s Medical History The Indus Hospital (TIH)’s cardiac surgery team has successfully operated a 15 year old patient for a complicated cardiac condition. It was a specialized surgery which was done for the first time in Pakistan. The minimally invasive surgery was performed at the Indus Hospital, Korangi. Dr. Arjumand Shauq, Cardiac Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK and Dr. Mehnaz Atiq, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon performed the surgery. Fifteen-years-old Fatima belongs to a lower middle class family. Her father

Super Specialist ENT Surgeon Performs Free Cochlear Implant Surgeries at The Indus Hospital

The Indus Hospital (TIH)’s ENT department is conducting middle ear and cochlear implants surgeries for free. TIH’s ENT team is being headed by two UK-based ENT surgeons: Dr. Haroon Khan, ENT Surgeon, Manchester, UK and Dr. Noweed Ahmad, Medicolegal Expert & Consultant ENT Surgeon, UK. Dr. Haroon Ahmed founded a UK-based charity International Medical Relief Agency (IMRA) in 2001. The purpose was to serve Pakistanis who don’t have access to quality healthcare. IMRA started its operations in Pakistan from Mirpur Khas

Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Day Celebrated at The Indus Hospital, Korangi

According to an estimate childhood cancers account for only about 1% of all cases. However, absence of nation-wide cancer data makes it impossible to find the actual number of children suffering with cancer. Due to the lack of treatment facilities, half of the children are unable to receive medical care. Experts revealed these facts at the Indus Hospital while celebrating the Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Day on November 25, 2017. Psychosocial Department of the Indus Hospital organized the event in collaboration

Indus Health Network Signs Two MoUs With Karachi’s Local Government

Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and Indus Hospital signed an MoU on Friday to carry out joint efforts to control T.B and Rabies in the city. Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar and CEO of Indus Hospital Dr Abdul Bari Khan signed the document on behalf of their organization in a meeting held in the KMC Building. Mayor Karachi said a sum of Rs 20 million has been earmarked in the current budget to carry out campaign on control of rabies and to provide vaccine