A walk to highlight campaign for organ donation to save human lives

Karachi, August 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): People representing all walks of life including those patients who are recipients of organ donations will assemble at Mazar-e-Quaid today (Sunday) at 4 pm to highlight the mass awareness campaign for organ donation in order to save human lives. The walk has been organized by Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) in collaboration with Human Organ Transplantation AuthoRead More…

World Hepatitis Day 2018 observed at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation

Karachi, July 27, 2018 (PPI-OT): The theme announced by WHO for this year’s World Hepatitis Day is “Eliminate Hepatitis”, and find all the missing millions that are affected by the disease and provide them a treatment. WHO and SIUT have pledged to wipe out the diseases by 2030.
The full-day program organized by SIUT to combat viral hepatitis includes awareness lectures, blood tests, abdominal ultrasound andRead More…

SIUT’s Volunteer Program brings a positive change in the life of participants

Karachi, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): The certificate awarding ceremony of SIUT’s students voluntary summer program was held at SIUT marking the conclusion of the 50th batch of a week-long exercise of community services. These week long programs, which are organized by SIUT, are conducted during the summer and winter vacations for the educational institutions of the country with an aim to motivate and train students to Read More…

SIUT’s Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Culture joins WHO regional activities

Karachi, April 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC) of SIUT was designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in Bioethics at a special ceremony held at SIUT. This is the first such centre in the entire Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO) of WHO in which Pakistan is included along with 21 other countries.
To mark the occasion of the collaboration, the flag of woRead More…

Workshop held on deceased organ donation and curbing menace of commercial trade of human organs

Karachi, April 21, 2018 (PPI-OT): At the end of two-day conference and workshop on deceased organ donation and curbing menace of commercial trade of human organs, a press briefing was organized. The briefing was held by coordination committee appointed by Supreme Court of Pakistan included Secretary Law and justice commission of Pakistan, Additional Attorney General of Pakistan and Prof. Adib Rizvi. Following recommeRead More…

National Conference on organ donation calls on for galvanizing society to achieve desired results

Karachi, April 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): The National Conference and workshops which began at SIUT (Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation) here on Friday to discuss means to promoting deceased organ donation to curb illegal transplant of organs, called for galvanizing the role of society to achieve the desired goals. The two-day conference cum workshop is being organized under the aegis of the Law and Justice CommiRead More…

World Tuberculosis Day observed at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation

Karachi, March 24, 2018 (PPI-OT): World Tuberculosis Day which was observed throughout the world today was also observed at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) with an aim to create awareness amongst masses about the contiguous and debilitating disease. Tuberculosis is considered as one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In 2016, there were estimated 10.4 million new cases reported globallRead More…

Chronic kidney disease affects one in ten people worldwide

Karachi, March 08, 2018 (PPI-OT): Observing world kidney day, SIUT (Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation) organized a day long public awareness program event at its main premises in Karachi city besides two other venues i.e. SIUT Primary Healthcare Center Camp Darsana Chhana Imdad Jokhio in Kathore and Chhablani Medical Centre Sukkur.
World kidney day is an international annual event celebrated all over theRead More…

Transplant Operation Theatre Complex inaugurates at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation

Karachi, March 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): The inauguration of Bashir Dawood Transplant Operation Theatre Complex was held at Suleman Dawood Transplant Centre, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Friday. Director, SIUT, Dr Adib Rizvi, while welcoming the guests, highlighted the SIUT health facilities. He said that the facilities are extended without any discrimination of cast, colour, creed or faith. He sRead More…

SIUT’s Volunteer Program brings a positive change in the life of participants

Karachi, December 30, 2017 (PPI-OT):The certificate awarding ceremony of SIUT’s students voluntary program winter session was held at SIUT marking the conclusion of the week long 49th batch. These week long programs are held during the summer and winter vacations of the educational institutions of the country where students are geared towards training in the basic principles of community services, patient care and Read More…