KARACHI: Chief Executive Officer, Indus Hospital, Karachi, Prof Dr Abdul Bari Khan has said the hospital’s expansion work was underway and its bed capacity would be increased by 150 to 300 by 2017.
Talking to reporter, Dr Bari said the hospital administration had decided to increase the beds capacity to 1,000 by 2018, with aim to provide quality healthcare services to the patients.
He informed that Indus Hospital had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Punjab government to run newly completed regional blood banks under public private partnership in the province. He further informed that regional blood bank of Bahawalpur and Multan would be handed over to Indus Hospital very soon. He said the summery had been approved by the Punjab government. He said training of doctors, paramedical staff and other staff was underway to run blood banks effectively.
He said Indus Hospital was going to acquire two regional blood transfusion centers in Sindh in the coming months to meet the safe blood requirement. He said the agreement would be signed soon to run two regional blood banks of the province. He said Indus Hospital administration had applied for acquiring two of the four blood centers of Jamshoro and Sukkur in Sindh to provide safe blood to people of interior of Sindh.