KARACHI: A 120-bed state of the art Bahria Town International Hospital has been inaugurated in the Bahria Town, Karachi.
The inaugural ceremony was organised at the Bahria Town, Karachi, where CEO of Bahria Town Ahmad Ali Riaz Malik inaugurated the hospital by unveiling its plaque. He was accompanied by Vice CEO of Bahria Town Zain Malik, Mrs Ali Riaz Malik, Chief Operating Officer of Bahria Town Admiral (retd) Ahmad Hayat and GM of Bahria Town International Hospitals Brigadier (retd) Dr Muhammad Abid.
Addressing the ceremony, Brigadier (retd) Dr Muhammad Abid said whereas the Bahria Town is trying to provide exemplary lifestyle across Pakistan, health department cannot be ignored. He said already under the Bahria Town International Hospitals, three hospitals are working in Lahore and Rawalpindi. He said the first Bahria Town International Hospital was established in 1997 from where millions have benefited.
He said now in Karachi, the Bahria Town International Hospital has been opened to public. This 120-bed modern hospital, Dr Abid said will offer 24-hour emergency and trauma facilities. Besides, it will provide gastroenterology, cardio-thoracic surgery, general surgery, urology, orthopaedic, neurology, liver disease, gynaecology, mammography, ICU, CCU, NICU, radiology, ICG, MRI, CT scan, laboratory, blood bank, X-ray, ICG, besides being equipped with other modern diagnosis equipment. The presence of foreign-educated and trained doctors will ensure a sophisticated round the clock care of the patients.
He said the Bahria Town Hospitals besides offering complicated cardiac and cardiothoracic surgeries is successfully conducting liver, kidney and cornea transplant. Dr Abid said Pakistan’s biggest cochlear implant programme, which is a welfare project, is another distinction of the Bahria Town International Hospitals.
He said it is an earnest desire of the Chairman, Bahria Town, Ahmad Ali Riaz Malik to introduce modern cyber knife surgery which will soon be introduced.
He said this hospital will prove beneficial to the residents of Bahria Town as well as to the people of Karachi and Sindh. The hospital, he said will be run under Begum Akhtar Ruksana Memorial Trust.