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Historic Achievement: AABB Accreditation for The Indus Hospital Blood Center

Historic Achievement: AABB Accreditation for The Indus Hospital Blood Center The Indus Hospital Blood Center (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 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 Giving

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 seasonal flu, from which everyone recovered except little Tahira. Days turned to weeks, and the fever was accompanied by nosebleeds, lethargy, and a persistent cough. As her small frame grew increasingly frail, her family’s concern deepened with every blood transfusion that seemed to fade as

Shan Ali: A Tale of Resilience and Recovery

In a small, close-knit village where everyone knew each other’s struggles, two-year-old Shan Ali’s vibrant presence began to fade as illness took hold. With a persistent fever, cough, and weakening diarrhea, concern quickly grew within his family. His parents, bearing the weight of underprivileged circumstances and working diligently for daily wages, sensed an urgency they couldn’t ignore. Seeking answers and a cure, they made the arduous journey to Karachi, drawn by the reputation of Indus Hospital &

Hope in the Nick of Time: Saving Little Ethan

In a small town in Karachi,  the life of a 5-year-old boy named Ethan hung in the balance. Ethan was a bundle of energy, always playful and full of life. But one day, Ethan’s laughter, that once echoed through his home was replaced by the relentless, desperate sound of coughing.  Ethan’s mother sensed that this wasn’t a normal cough. She rushed to his side, her heart pounding with fear. Since Ethan’s birth, she hadn’t ever seen him


IHHN’s Public Private Partnership Capacity Enhancement Program

Introduction: Indus Hospital and Health Network (IHHN) remains steadfast in its unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality healthcare services to the people. In pursuit of this vision, IHHN collaborates with a diverse array of stakeholders, ranging from local and international organizations to private and public entities. A prime example of this commitment is exemplified through our Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) with provincial governments. These partnerships are materialized with a vision to implement IHHN’s well-thought-out strategic growth and performance management model. Strategic Growth Model for

World Lymphoma Awareness Day

World Lymphoma Awareness Day: Empowering Lives Through Knowledge and Care Introduction World Lymphoma Awareness Day provides us an opportunity to focus on a condition that often goes under the radar—Lymphoma. Its symptoms can be subtle, leading to late-stage diagnoses that complicate treatment. As a health organization committed to comprehensive and compassionate care, Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN) plays a pivotal role in battling this elusive enemy, especially among our youngest patients. The Two Faces

Indus Hospital & Health Network: A National Triumph of Generosity

On the occasion of Pakistan’s Independence Day, there’s no better time to highlight an institution that embodies the national spirit and selflessness of the Pakistani people: the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN). Through the collective effort of the nation, IHHN has emerged as a beacon of hope, providing free, quality healthcare services all across Pakistan. Indus Hospital & Health Network began its journey in 2007, addressing the critical state of public health in Pakistan. Since its

Rising Above the Challenge: World Hepatitis C Day in Pakistan

Rising Above the Challenge: World Hepatitis C Day in Pakistan World Hepatitis Day is commemorated annually on July 28th, standing as one of only four disease-specific global awareness days officially endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO). This year, the spotlight is being cast on a significant health issue in Pakistan – Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a viral infection with the potential to severely impact the liver, leading to serious complications like cirrhosis and liver cancer if not

The Day of Arafah: Understanding Its Profound Significance

The Day of Arafah: Understanding Its Profound Significance The Islamic calendar is marked with many significant events that serve to remind Muslims worldwide about the core principles of their faith. One such event is the Day of Arafah, falling on the 9th day of the holy month of Dhul-Hijjah. This day holds unique spiritual significance and is often considered the pinnacle of the Hajj pilgrimage. The Journey to the Plain of Arafah The Day of