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.
LONDON, Apr 23 (APP): A delegation of the Indus Health Network (IHN) led by its founder, Dr. Abdul Bari called on Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) here on Monday and discussed various key initiatives undertaken by their organization for the provision of better health services in Pakistan. The delegation was accompanied by Sajjad Karim MEP, who also supports the network.
Since April 2018, Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technology is being used for identifying Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C viruses on every single donor in addition to CLIA which was already being performed. Thus fulfilling FDA (USA) requirement for donor screening.
Dr. Nida Ilyas Shamsi, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Indus Health Network (IHN) participated in the 14th annual International Conference for Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC). She shared her experience of establishing a Clinical Ethics Committee at the Indus Hospital (TIH), Karachi in the context of its unique placement in Pakistan’s healthcare system.