KIH News & Events

Diet and Nutrition Clinic

KIH introduces Diet and Nutrition Clinic to provide services to the patients needing food and nutrition advice. Ms. Afsheen Hasan (HOD Clinical Nutrition & FNSD) runs the clinic. She is a member of Pakistan Nutrition & Dietetic Society (PNDS). For appointments, call our helpline 051-8446666 or visit www.kih.com.pk

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World Blood Donor Day – Thanks for Saving My Life

The theme of this year’s World Blood Donor Day was “Thank you for saving my life”. It was focused on thanking blood donors who save lives every day through their blood donations and strongly encouraging more people all over the world to donate blood voluntarily and regularly. To promote this life saving act, Kulsum International Hospital in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent Society celebrated World Blood Donation Day on 14th June, 2015 at KIH. Patients and attendants visited the kiosk to learn more about the significance of blood donation. Learning material was also distributed among all the visitors. Many visitors voluntarily gave blood to KIH Blood Bank.

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Hypertension – An enemy inside you:

An awareness session was conducted at Kulsum International Hospital on Hypertension with the theme “Hypertension, An enemy inside you”. Dr. Hamid Iqbal (Cardiologist) presented particulars to patients and visitors about the life style and factors which promote hypertension. Audience was provided with education material which helps in making them understand causes, effects and complications of hypertensive life style.

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Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

Services for Percutaneous Vertebroplasty have been introduced at Kulsum International Hospital with an aim of providing this treatment modality to the patients. Vertebroplasty is a minimally invasive, image guided therapy used in relieving the pain from a vertebral body fracture. Percutaneous Vertebroplasty involves percutaneous injection of cement called Polymethylmethacrylate in to the vertebral bodies.

A patient was brought for a treatment with history of trauma having TH12 collapse vertebral body and painful spine. Pain was radiating to the ribs. Dr. Umair Rashid Chaudhry, Consultant Neuro-Radiologist at KIH, conducted the procedure using local anesthesia under Fluoroscopy. The procedure had excellent results.

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Another Milestone Achieved

KIH Laboratory achieves another milestone by attaining ISO 15189:2012 accreditation. Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), Ministry of Science and Technology awards this accreditation. KIH Laboratory is the 6th Pathological Laboratory of Pakistan to achieve this status. Certificate was formally handed over in the ceremony held on 26th May 2015 at Kulsum International Hospital. This ceremony was attended by Ms. Ismat Gul Khattak (Director General, PNAC) Mr. Ateeq Memon (Deputy Director General, PNAC), Mrs. Hoor Yousafzai (Director, Saif Group), Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan (CEO, Saif Healthcare Limited), Dr. Syed Muntazir Mehdi Zaidi (Head of Operations and Administration, Saif Healthcare Limited), Dr. Haroon Khan (Head, KIH Laboratory), Mr. Asim Ansari (Manager, KIH Laboratory) and Mr. Sikandar Zaman (Manager Marketing, Saif Healthcare Limited). All the participants discussed important aspects and valuable long term impacts of accreditations on the healthcare industry of Pakistan.

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Opening of new Cath Lab

Kulsum International Hospital is pleased  to announce the opening of its new Cath Lab. This facility is in place to fulfill the healthcare needs of community.

Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan inaugurated Cath Lab on Wednesday 7th Jan, 2015. Ceremony was attended by Mr. Javed Saifullah Khan (Chairman, Saif Group), Prof. Dr. Iqbal Saifullah Khan (Director, Saif Healthcare), Mrs. Hoor Yousafzai (Director, Saif Group), Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan (Chief Executive Officer, Saif Healthcare) and Dr. Syed Muntazir Mehdi Zaidi (Head of Operations and Administration, Saif Healthcare).

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Services of Tilt Table Test

Kulsum International Hospital has recently started “Tilt Table Test” services. Tilt Table Test, which is occasionally called Upright Tilt Testing or Head-up Tilt Testing, is used to assess the cause of Syncope. In this medical condition, a patient suffers from loss of consciousness and faintness. It is performed in all Cardiac Centers.

In Tilt Table Test, heart rate and blood pressure of the patient is monitored while patient is positioned on the Tilt table. The Tilt Table can move at various angles. Changes in blood pressure, pulse and level of consciousness are monitored. This test helps in determining the cause of Syncope.

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Director’s New Year Message – 2015

Beginning of the New Year has always been an exciting time for Kulsum International Hospital. Turning the calendars does not only give a chance to look ahead but also to look back to the past years. Determination to render finest services gears up on such occasions.

Our values are strengthened by some exceptional practices which give us firm grounds where we stand today. We have maintained our focus on providing high quality healthcare services with proactive approach. Our success recipe is the team work which includes highly trained medical staff, well informed hospital staff and most importantly our hospital board. In proceeding, we worked hard on making changes which facilitated patients and enhanced ease for them. We restructured our quality department to emphasize on quality care while maintaining international standards, which is our trademark practice. Hospital improved its services for outpatient and tertiary care by inducting state of the art medical equipment. We focused on the capacity building of all employees by training and development to deliver services to the community in an effective way. Providing affordable healthcare is our mission and it has been observed since the inception of Kulsum International Hospital.

We are entering in year 2015 with a vision to expand and work at a grass root level to introduce this facility to all walks of life. Our expansion motive will remain unchanged; to give relief to the sufferers.
This is the era of customer centric value and patient care. Hospital dedicates this year to enhance the patient safety practices and setting standards in the healthcare industry. We are constantly improving our customer care processes and we will make customer centric value our ambition in coming years.

Our biggest strength remains the trust of patients, families and communities we serve, upon us. This trust will fortify our commitment to provide premium healthcare services. We will not only treat the illness but also encourage the wellness.

 

Prof. Dr. Iqbal Saifullah Khan
Director
Saif Healthcare Limited

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Kulsum International Hospital cordially welcome to Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan as a new Chief Executive Officer, Saif HealthCare Limited.

Dr. Muhammad Saleem Khan joined the Kulsum International Hospital in September 1st, 2014  as  “Chief Executive Officer”. Dr. Khan brings with him a rich experience in the healthcare field. He obtained MBBS & M.Sc. degrees. He started his medical career in 1981 and has been associated with Healthcare Services of Defense Forces. He was Administrative Officer in Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology.

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