KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) has established Coronavirus Clinic and introduced coronavirus “Helpline” for general public. SIUT Spokesperson said nowadays to help the untiring efforts of the Sindh Government, SIUT started the Corona Virus Clinic where general public is being examined for symptoms of Corona Virus. A detailed history of travel and contact and clinical parameters are tested. Those found with history and symptoms suggestive of Corona Virus are tested by PCR.
Thus far over 1,258 people have been screened and one patient with travel history was positive for COVID 19. He is now quarantined at home by the Sindh government and is doing well. SIUT also introduced coronavirus “Helpline” (021 99215469) is also playing an important role in assisting public round the clock, where doctors provide them information about preventive measures and guidelines.
SIUT has always been at the forefront in national disasters and during the earthquake of 2005 SIUT established more than five medical camps in different cities of earthquake hit areas. SIUT set up a dialysis center at Muzaffarabad which is still operational and providing dialysis facilities to the patients of the area. During the floods in 2010, SIUT established more than 5 centers across Pakistan, to help worst flood affected population of the country.