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Empowering Lives on World Arthritis Day: A Call to Action

Empowering Lives on World Arthritis Day: A Call to Action October 12th marks World Arthritis Day, a pivotal moment dedicated to raising awareness about arthritis, a condition that affects millions worldwide, impairing their ability to lead normal, pain-free lives. This day serves as a reminder of the struggles faced by those living with arthritis and the importance of fostering a supportive community that encourages understanding, care, and advancements in treatment. Understanding Arthritis: More Than Just Joint Pain Arthritis is often misconceived as a

Season of Giving

Season of Giving Season of Giving is the season of love, kindness, gratitude, and contribution. It is the season of holidays as it encompasses Christmas for some and winter holidays for others. During this time, individuals and communities come together and express their love and care for each other through sharing gifts, giving donations, volunteering, arranging fundraising activities, and other forms of kindness and generosity. At the heart of Season of Giving rests empathy and awareness of one’s own blessings and privileges.

Lighting the Way on World Cancer Day: IHHN’s Pledge to Hope, Healing, and Health

Lighting the Way on World Cancer Day: IHHN’s Pledge to Hope, Healing, and Health February 4th marks a global observance—World Cancer Day—a day dedicated to raising awareness about cancer and encouraging its prevention, detection, and treatment. At Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN), this day resonates deeply with our core mission: to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to those battling cancer, all at no cost. Through our dedicated efforts, we aim to illuminate the path to healing, not just on

MIKD, Multan Became the First Thalassemia-Screened Hospital in Pakistan

MIKD, Multan Became the First Thalassemia-Screened Hospital in Pakistan In a groundbreaking achievement, the Multan Institute of Kidney Diseases (MIKD) proudly became Pakistan’s first Thalassemia screened hospital. The institution, managed by Indus Hospital & Health Network, is known for its dedication to kidney-related ailments. It has extended its commitment to the overall well-being of its staff by implementing Thalassemia screening for all 684 employees. Mr. Syed Ali Imran Zaidi, Director of Multan Institute of Kidney Diseases, expressed his enthusiasm about this significant

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Dr. Abdul Bari Khan Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Abdul Bari Khan Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award The Pakistan Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons (PACVTS) has conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award upon Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, President of the Indus Hospital & Health Network. This recognition honors his outstanding and awe-inspiring efforts, uplifting the health of people in Pakistan and abroad, especially the underprivileged and underserved. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan is a cardiologist, philanthropist, and humanitarian and is one of the co-founders of IHHN. After witnessing the dismal conditions of

Revolutionizing Blood Donation: IHHN’s Journey of Compassion

Transforming Blood Donation: A Story of Progress and Compassion by Indus Hospital & Health Network Over the past 16 years, the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) has emerged as a beacon of hope in Pakistan’s healthcare landscape. Treating over 6 million individuals annually across the country, IHHN has revolutionized the concept of community-funded, quality healthcare. One of its most remarkable achievements is transforming the practice of blood donation, a concept that was once nearly unheard of

IHHN’s Clinical Laboratory Attains Prestigious CAP Accreditation

Karachi, December 18, 2023 – The Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) is delighted to share a momentous achievement by its Clinical Laboratory, which has successfully attained compliance with the stringent 2131 College of American Pathology (CAP) standards. Following a successful live inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs, the laboratory has secured accreditation on its inaugural attempt. This remarkable milestone is a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence and our dedicated pursuit

Historic Achievement: AABB Accreditation for The Indus Hospital Blood Centre

Historic Achievement: AABB Accreditation for The Indus Hospital Blood Centre The Indus Hospital Blood Centre (TIHBC) in Korangi, Karachi, has achieved a significant milestone by passing the on-site AABB accreditation audit. This makes TIHBC the only site in Pakistan and SAARC countries to meet American standards in blood banking. This accreditation is crucial given Pakistan’s high hepatitis infection rate and positions the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) at the forefront of healthcare excellence. Trailblazing in

Reflecting on Giving Tuesday and the Spirit of Generosity

As we step into the season of giving, it’s important to reflect on the significance of Giving Tuesday. This global day of generosity, celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, marks a time when individuals, communities, and organizations come together to support the causes they believe in. The concept, born in 2012, has grown into a movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. The History and Impact of Giving Tuesday

Braving the Storm: Tahira’s Battle Against Blood Cancer

In the rich tapestry of Sindh’s farmlands, Tahira’s vibrant spirit was a beacon of joy. But at just three years old, her life took an unforeseen turn. Her whole family came down with a seasonal flu, from which everyone recovered except little Tahira. Days turned to weeks, and the fever was accompanied by nosebleeds, a lethargy, and a persistent cough. As her small frame grew increasingly frail, her family’s concern deepened with every blood transfusion that seemed to