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Indus Hospital, Pakistan’s primary care outreach program wins ‘Best Innovative Solution’ Award at International Humanitarian City (IHC) Global Meeting 2021

Indus Hospital & Health Network’s primary care outreach program wins ‘Best Innovative Solution’ Award at International Humanitarian City (IHC) MGM Awards 2021 Dubai, UAE Indus Hospital & Health Network’s (IHHN) initiative to provide quality health care to vulnerable population in remote locations through Boat Clinic and Container-Based Community Health Centers won the ‘Best Innovative Solution’ Award at the Member Global Meeting (MGM) by the International Humanitarian City (IHC), Dubai on March 18, 2021. The award was in recognition of the Network’s Primary Care

Ferrying Hope on the River Indus

September 7, 2020, Bhong: The Indus Health Network (IHN) is embarking upon a new journey to provide primary care services through the first-ever Boat Clinic in Pakistan. The initiative will serve the vulnerable population in Southern Punjab who is barely touched by development with limited access to any type of health services. The clinic will provide quality screening and primary care services free-of-charge. Patients in need of secondary and tertiary level care will be referred to the IHN partner and referral sites.

The Indus Hospital launches its Women Ambassadorship Group ‘i-Inspire’ on International Women’s Day

A woman is the full circle, within her is the power to create, nurture and transform. To acknowledge and honor the women of Indus, International Women’s Day celebrations were held on Monday, March 9, 2020 by the Indus Health Network. Be it the housekeeping staff, lab assistants and technicians, nurses, doctors, or the backend support staff, all these amazing women are the driving force of The Indus Hospital. Dr. Farah Bari, Deputy General Manager, Sheikh Saeed Memorial Hospital gave the welcome

The Indus Hospital Enters into a Research Collaboration with International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences

The Indus Hospital (TIH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences – ICCBS (HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, Dr.Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research), University of Karachi. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network and Professor Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Director ICCBS signed the MoU. Dr. Naila Baig-Ansari, Chair Indus Hospital Research center and other faculty member were present. ICCBS is one of the most eminent centers of excellence

Ready for the Inevitable: The Indus Hospital Gears up to Handle Coronavirus Pandemic

After destroying the most developed countries’ healthcare systems and killing thousands of patients, the Coronavirus pandemic has hit the borders of Pakistan. Pakistan’s healthcare system is still in a state where a lot yet to be desired. However, Government of Pakistan, and especially Government of Sindh is very actively and tirelessly working to nip it in the bud. It is an issue which knocked down the countries like China and Italy, therefore, keeping those examples in mind, the Sindh Government

The Indus Health Network Pays Tribute to the Front Line Heroes in the War Against COVID-19

April 7, 2020 Karachi, Pakistan The COVID-19 is the most destructive pandemic of the century which is not respecting any border, any religion, and any ethnicity. It is killing anyone and everyone who is weak and is in the virus’ reach. It reached to Pakistan in February and since then the doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, supportive staff are in the battle field. They are risking their lives, sacrificing their relationships, and just taking care of their patients. They have forgotten when the

The Indus Health Networks Mobile X-ray Vans Bring Tuberculosis

The Indus Health Network’s Global Health Directorate (IHN-GHD) and IRD Pakistan have partnered together to implement innovative TB initiatives across Pakistan in partnership with the public and private sectors.The program runs 51 TB mobile vans across the country that are mobilized in the community as well as private and public hospitals to screen for Tuberculosis. The van screening processes have been amended to integrate in the algorithm providing x-ray screening for Pneumonia and testing services for COVID 19. The vans

In the Time of COVID-19 Donating Blood is More Essential

The COVID-19 pandemic has multiple effects on the healthcare sector, shortage of blood donation was one of them. Social distancing, avoiding unnecessary movement, and lockdown resulted in the lack of blood donations. The Indus Hospital’s blood bank is one of the most advanced blood centers of the country which follows international standards and receive 100 voluntary blood donation. The center is fulfilling the needs of not only Indus Health Network’s hospitals but other public and private hospitals as well. The biggest

The Indus Hospital’s Coronavirus Testing Capacity Set to Expand Rapidly

A well-prepared and well-equipped laboratory is the first line of defense against COVID-19. Recognizing the urgent need for accurate and safe testing The Indus Hospital’s BSL 3 Laboratory has come forward to host the testing service for the patients coming to any of the Indus Health Network’s healthcare facilities as well as supporting the Government’s requirements. The Laboratory underwent quick upgrade to test, report, and respond to any suspected cases along with routine disease surveillance. It rapidly expanded its testing

The Indus Hospital Trains Local Government in Mass Vaccination against Rabies in Street Dogs

In response to a recent local government directive to speed up the killing of street dogs and the outcry of the public over the notification, The Indus Hospital (TIH) appealed to the local government to allow our Rabies Free Pakistan Program to resume its dog vaccination and sterilization field activities in Karachi during the COVID-19 lockdown. Since January 2018, the Rabies Free Pakistan Program: RFP (earlier called Rabies Free Karachi) has been vaccinating street dogs to create 70% herd immunity