15 01, 2019

First kidney transplant centre launched


The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has launched its first kidney transplant centre in Karachi for which an awareness event was organised attended by different nephrologists, dialysis centre managers of Karachi, general physicians and endocrinologists of as well as recently treated patients of the kidney transplant centre. The purpose of the event was to increase [...]

15 04, 2013

World Kidney Day shows alarming rise of obesity and hypertension in general population


The world kidney day is celebrated each year to bring awareness about chronic kidney disease. People from all walks of life are screened for kidney disease. This year kidney day was observed by SIUT at three centers - Karachi, Sukkur and Kathore. In all 982 people underwent physical examination, blood and urine tests and ultrasound [...]

15 01, 2013

SIUT organizae certificate awarding ceremony for student volunteer program batch


The Resource Generation and Outreach Department (RGO) of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) organized the certificate awarding ceremony for the 31st batch of student volunteer program. On this occasion Prof. Adibul Hasan Rizvi commented that proper training of the volunteers is integral for the bright future of Pakistan. Prof Adib Rizvi said that [...]

15 12, 2012

Dow University, Abbott Lab Pak sign pact for Total Lab Automation


Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abbott Laboratories Pakistan for “Total Lab Automation” Equipment placement and Product supply at DUHS Ojha Campus. The MoU was inked by Prof. Masood Hameed Khan, Vice Chancellor-DUHS and Habib Ahmed, Country Manager, Abbott Laboratories Pakistan at the Governor House, Karachi in the [...]

15 01, 2012

Dialysis centre established


More than 700 dialysis sessions would be conducted annually at the newly established Akram Khatoon Medical Center (AKMC), a joint project of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation and the All Pakistan Women’s Association, inaugurated. The premises for the center was provided by Apwa whereas the SIUT refurbished the place which now houses, among [...]

15 01, 2012

SIUT presents certificates to student volunteers


Students have always played a vital role in the promotion of community service in the society; they should make dedicated and altruistic community service the main theme of their lives. This was stated by Dr. Adibul Hasan Rizvi, Director, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation on the occasion of Certificate Awarding Ceremony of 26th batch [...]

13 04, 2011

Early detection of high Blood Pressure, diabetes and regular examination of blood & urine reduces frequency of kidney disease – Dr. M. Akmal


On the occasion of World Kidney Day, Medical Review aiming to increase awareness about the disease that often gets buried under the prevalence of breast cancer and heart disease Interviewed Dr. Mohammad Akmal, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. He is also the author of [...]