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
Government of Sindh under the public-private partnership mandate commissioned the Regional Blood Center (RBC) at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS), Jamshoro with six associated Hospital-based Blood Banks (HBB) in September 2018 to the Indus Hospital (TIH). Out of the six, three blood banks have been functional in Jamshoro, Hyderabad and Badin. Recently the fourth Blood Bank at Civil Hospital in Thatta, a 188-bed hospital with an annual estimated loads of more than 6,000 bags per year, was
San Diego Zoo Kids, a closed-circuit television adventure channel, has begun broadcasting at The Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. San Diego Zoo Kids is an innovative television channel with programs produced primarily for medical facilities that serve pediatric patients and their families. San Diego Zoo Kids’ programming provides family friendly, animal-oriented stories that are both entertaining and educational.
The Indus Health Network (IHN) is creating a lasting impact on the local communities where it is operating. IHN’s efforts are changing the health indicators of the society at large and one such example is utilization of midwives for safe birth and reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality rates in Bhong, District Rahim Yar Khan.
Pakistan’s premier health services institution, Indus Health Network (IHN) inaugurated a new Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) laboratory facility in Korangi, Karachi on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The BSL-3 laboratory is one of the largest in Pakistan, with experienced staff that have been well-trained in Tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics and biosafety practices. It has been built to meet international specifications, and TB diagnosis are conducted according to the World Health Organization and other international guidelines.
The Indus Hospital (TIH) has installed a new and most modern Total Lab Automation (TLA) system supplied by Abbott Diagnostics in the Korangi Campus. This state-of-the-art system has been installed with the support of Martin Dow Group which helped Indus Health Network (IHN) in building the laboratory and associated facilities. IHN treats about 200,000 patients monthly and the strategic partnership with Martin Dow group will help IHN to serve more patients. The inauguration ceremony took place on December 24, 2018, at
Hospital collaborated with Department of Emergency Medicine at The Indus Hospital to conduct a 12-month competency-based Certificate Program in Emergency Medicine (CPEM). The programme aims to train medical officers and residents to better manage the initial triage and stabilization of patients with varying medical, surgical and traumatic conditions.
“In Pakistan, annually, approximately 8000 children – under the age of 18 years – are diagnosed with cancer. At present, we have only 13 centres for paediatric cancer care”, alarmed Dr. Shamvil Ashraf, Executive Director, Medical Services; and Senior Consultant, Paediatric Oncology, Indus Health Network (IHN). Dr Ashraf was addressing the International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) at the Indus Hospital (TIH) on February 15, 2019.