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IUHS Introduces Certificate in Health Professions Education

In the profession of health care, the need for faculty development is widely recognized to improve the productivity and performance of the faculty, students and program. Traditionally, the healthcare faculty were playing their roles as teachers based on their content expertise and experience. It was assumed that the students who were good in academics would also serve as good faculty members. With the evolution of modern learning theories, the role of a teacher has changed from a content expert to

IHHN Commemorates Medical Coder Day 2023

The (Electronic Medical Record) EMR department at Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) hosted Medical Coder Day Event 2023 on May 15, 2023. The event was aimed at recognizing and appreciating the important work of medical coders who ensure the accurate coding and billing of medical services. The event was attended by guest speakers, medical coders, and healthcare professionals who engaged in team-building activities. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, President of IHHN; Dr. Zafar Zaidi, CEO of IHHN; and other guest speakers

CME: Acute Emergencies in Medicine and Allied

Indus Hospital & Health Network held a Continuing Medical Education Course: Acute Emergencies in Medicine & Allied on May 6, 2023. The CME consisted of ACCME-accredited activity in collaboration with CPSP and was attended by around 120 participants, including Healthcare professionals of all specialties who are involved in diagnosing and managing acute emergencies, Residents, and fellows. The management of acute emergencies has metamorphosed in the last 20 to 25 years. Recognizing the unmet need of patients presenting with acute emergencies has

‘Meer-e-Karwan Hum Hain’ Appreciation Ceremony 2023

Indus Hospital and Health Network recently held an appreciation ceremony on May 5th, 2023, to celebrate the success of Meer-e-Karwan Hum Hain, Pakistan’s largest youth-led Ramazan campaign. The campaign, led by IHHN’s Indus Yaqeen program, rallied support and raised funds for the benefit of patients in need at Indus Hospital & Health Network. The event was attended by volunteers and faculty members from the 35+ participating educational institutes, including Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, President of IHHN, and Dr. Muhammad Fareeduddin,

Indus Hospital & Health Network Signs MoU with XENA Textile

Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) announced a new partnership with XENA Textile (SMC) Pvt. LTD (Trading) on May 4, 2023. The two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and provide treatment to children suffering from cancer. As per the agreement, XT has agreed to donate a percentage of its sales proceeds to support IHHN’s cancer treatment program. The MoU was signed by Dr. Zafar Zaidi, CEO of IHHN, and Dr. Nadia Mushtaq, Ph.D., CEO of XENA

Voices Against Tobacco and Kiran Foundation Sign MOU to Promote Anti-Tobacco Advocacy

Voices Against Tobacco (VAT), an initiative of Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kiran Foundation this week. The MOU will facilitate anti-tobacco activities for marginalized youth and their parents in communities such as Lyari. With this partnership, VAT aims to expand the reach of its advocacy efforts against tobacco products and engage young people in taking proactive measures to eradicate their use. Established in 2006, Kiran Foundation provides transformational education and holistic support in

Students of Reflections School Raise Funds for IHHN!

Indus Hospital and Health Network (IHHN) is proud to count the students and staff of Reflections School among its generous supporters who have helped rally support and raise funds for patients in need during the blessed month of Ramazan. Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, President of IHHN, visited the school on April 27, 2023, and gave an inspiring speech to the young students, and – citing IHHN as a unique example – encouraged the children to dream big and work for the

Global Fund Acknowledges IHHN’s Efforts to Serve Flood Impacted Communities in Sindh

The Global Fund acknowledges Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) for its unwavering and remarkable commitment to ensuring communities devastated by the flash floods of 2022 in Sindh, Pakistan have access to lifesaving and urgently needed healthcare. Continuing IHHN’s noble drive to serve with unmatched compassion and dedication is Fazila, a 25-year-old midwife, working in one of IHHN’s many mobile health units for flood-hit communities. Supported by the Global Fund, IHHN’s mobile clinics have been empowering flood-affected communities with essential awareness

All Smiles at ‘Khushiyon Ka Eid Bazaar 2023’!

Indus Hospital organized its third annual ‘Khushiyon Ka Eid Bazaar” for pediatric patients registered for various illnesses at the Indus Hospital Korangi Campus, in Karachi. Each year this week-long bazaar is set up in the last week of Ramazan, to give an opportunity for these precious children to partake in Eid festivities that they would have otherwise missed out on. This year, more than 1,500 children participated in the Bazaar activities and enjoyed shopping for new clothes, shoes, bangles, jewelry, toys,

Hasnain’s Story of Courage and Hope

Hasnain’s story is one of immense courage, determination, and hope. At only 14 years old, he faced a life-threatening diagnosis that could have crushed his spirit and extinguished his dreams. But instead, Hasnain rose to the challenge with a fighting spirit that inspired everyone around him. Despite the difficult journey that lay ahead of him, Hasnain refused to give up. He found the strength to endure grueling chemotherapy sessions and overcome the pain and weakness that threatened to consume him. And