Tag Archives: Liver

First cardaveric liver transplant performed

The first cardaveric liver transplant in Pakistan was performed at the Sheikh Zayed Hospital Lahore, a hospital spokesman said on Friday. The hospital management was grateful to the family who allowed them

PM orders completion of liver diseases centre

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani Monday directed the Health Ministry to make the country’s first “Liver Diseases and Transplant Centre” (LDTC) operational by the end of May. The prime minister directed the Ministry of Health to equip the centre with modern medical facilities that meet international standards. He directed that the best professionals be hired to provide quality health care to the hepatitis patients.
The directives were made by the Prime Minister

City will get a liver transplant centre: CM

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has announced that a state-of-the-art liver transplant facility and an institute of urology will be established on the land currently occupied by Zeenat Laboratories on Lawrence Road. Presiding over a meeting on Thursday, the chief minister said land worth billions of rupees had been retrieved in the campaign against encroachments.
He said that people faced great problems in the treatment of liver diseases and they also have to go

Heart and liver transplant – Dr Ziauddin Hospital, Indian hospital team up

KARACHI – Dr Ziauddin Hospital of Karachi and the Global Hospitals of India have agreed to join hands for heart and liver transplants and other services and they would sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for this purpose soon.
“Global Hospitals India has reached this agreement with Dr Ziauddin Hospital to provide state-of-the-art medical facilities to the people of Pakistan,” Khalid Rasheed, group vice president of International Business, Global Hospitals, India, told

Indian doctor to help Pakistan in liver transplant

KARACHI: Global Hospitals Group (GHG) Vice President Khalid Rasheed, based in India, in an exclusive interview to Pakistan Today said that he had conducted his visit to meet representatives of the health ministry, directors of private hospitals and to offer the general services of Global Hospitals for the betterment of health sector.
He revealed that a major goal was to inculcate awareness and ultimately to provide the liver transplant facility the Global Hospitals Group to