Country’s first dedicated Transplant Centre established

Press Release

Karachi, December 14, 2016 (PPI-OT):The newly constructed 14-storyed country’s first dedicated Transplant Centre of SIUT is being inaugurated in Karachi. Constructed over an area of 2 lakh 50 thousand square feet at an estimated cost of Rs 1.5 billion in a period of four years the Transplant Centre is designed to meet the futuristic challenges of transplant sciences.

The Centre one of its kind in the country will cater the transplant needs of some delicate organs including liver, intestine, pancreas, bone marrow and cornea. SIUT is already known as a premier institution of the country for carrying out 5000 successful live related kidney transplants with life time follow up medications of donors and recipients for past many years.

The Centre is equipped with 100 beds facility with integrated facilities like transplant wards, ICUs, pre -transplant unit, donor ward, out patients clinic, radiology, state of the art modern operation theatre, laboratory and rehabilitation centre where SIUT can manage all transplant under one roof.

The establishment of Transplant Centre of SIUT is an outcome of the generous donation by Suleman Dawood family who funded the project on the behest of SIUT. The family has already donated generously for setting up an oncology centre and a 100 station dialysis unit. The ultimate goal of the newly constructed Transplant Centre is to enhance the transplant activities in the country and give a new dimension to the overall activities of SIUT where all treatment is free with dignity.

For more information, contact:
Transplant Society of Pakistan
Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT)
Civil Hospital Karachi 74200,
Tel: +92-21-99215752, +92-21-99215718
Fax: +92-21-99215469, +92-21-99215362