24 Public Health related programs involving different national and international donor organizations are under the management of Indus Hospital’s Global Health Directorate.
The Global Health Directorate
Multi Drug Resistant -Tuberculosis and Malaria Program
The Indus Hospital is the principal recipient for the MDR-TB and Malaria Program, a grant awarded by The Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The program “Aao TB Mitao” is a one of its kind initiative in Pakistan, which is part of the Global movement of Zero TB cities which aims to eliminate the incidence of TB from vastly effected countries such as Pakistan. It is being implemented in 48 cities across Pakistan and is aimed to:
· actively search for TB patients in communities through a thorough screening process
· conduct state-of-the-art diagnostic tests
· deliver medication to patients’ home to ensure treatment compliance
· provide social support through food baskets and family counseling
In partnership with the Government of Pakistan, this initiative will serve to eliminate TB in Pakistan.