15 06, 2019

Education, health sectors given boost in Sindh budget


Government of Sindh announced education and health departments to be on its top priority for the next fiscal year raising budgetary expenditures in both the sectors. EDUCATION The allocation for school education has been increased from Rs170.832 billion to Rs178.618 billion in the financial year 2019-20. Whereas, on development side, Rs15.15 billion have been allocated [...]

15 12, 2018

Developing national transplant programme urged


International Transplant Surgeons, Academicians and policy makers across the world at Seminar on Update in Organ Transplantation held recently at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) underscored the need for every single country to develop national transplant programme based on ethical practices, transparency and well-being of the patients. The Seminar was attended by Dr. [...]

15 08, 2018

World Hepatitis day observed with free Hepatitis screening camp


Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) commemorated World Hepatitis Day 2018 with impressive programs. The current year’s theme for the day was ‘Eliminate Hepatitis’. People in general attended free medical camps and education session arranged to mark the occasion. According to organizers, special arrangements were made to vaccinate people against strains of the disease that [...]

15 06, 2018

Seven successful liver transplants done at SIUT


Successful, living donor liver transplant of seven patients was performed at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) during last week. The surgeries were jointly performed by two visiting surgeons from Iran with their three counterparts from the SIUT. A Statement of SIUT said that the Iranian surgeons from Shiraz visited the SIUT and [...]

15 05, 2018

SIUT’s Centre for Biomedical Ethics & Culture joins WHO


The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture designated as World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in Bioethics at a special ceremony held at SIUT, Karachi.  This is the first such centre in the entire Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO) of WHO in which Pakistan is included along with 21 other [...]

15 04, 2018

Country’s First Clinical Transplant Immunology Laboratory inaugurated at SIUT


Country's first clinical transplant immunology laboratory aimed to bring advancement in the field of transplant sciences was inaugurated recently at Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi. Prof. Medhat Askar, Internationally acclaimed transplant immunologist inaugurated the newly set up laboratory which will focus on the subject of tissue typing, detection of antibodies, transplant of [...]

15 03, 2018

100-bed Transplant Centre inaugurated at SIUT


Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation marked yet another milestone as the hospital's first dedicated transplant centre was officially inaugurated at impressive ceremony held recently at SIUT, Karachi.  The 14-story Transplant Centre has been constructed in a period of four years with an estimated cost of Rs1.5 billion to meet the futuristic challenges of the transplant [...]

15 01, 2018

NICVD Satellite Center established in Hyderabad


Pakistan Peoples Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said the PPP’s Sindh government is trying to provide modern healthcare facilities to all citizens in the province. Speaking as a chief guest at inauguration ceremony of National Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases’ (NICVD) Satellite Center at Liaquat University Hospital here Sunday, Bilawal praised Sindh government’s performance [...]

15 09, 2016

Growing trend of illegal organ transplantation in the country causes concern among Australian doctors


A three day joint session of visiting Australian doctors and SIUT (Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation) on the subject of urology, nephrology and transplantation concluded here expressing concern over the growing trend of illegal organ transplantation in the country. During various sessions the four member team of Westmead Hospital Sydney comprising physicians, surgeons and [...]

16 03, 2016

World Health Day – Measures urged to counter Antibiotics Resistance


Antibiotics are among the most commonly prescribed drugs used in human medicine,  However, up to 50% of the time antibiotics are not optimally prescribed, often done so when not needed or incorrect dosing or duration,’ said health experts in briefing arranged by Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (MMIDSP), “Antibiotic Resistance: Act Today [...]

15 03, 2016

World Cancer Day celebrated at SIUT


Annual World Cancer Day was observed at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) at its Hanifa Suleman Dawood Oncology Center (HSDOC) today; the prime aim to observe the day was to create public awareness about the ailment of cancer and to highlight the preventive and curative side of the disease. SIUT is one of [...]

15 04, 2015

Organ donation and transplantation is a service to humanity – Speakers


A one-day Seminar on “organ donation and transplantation in the light of Quran and Sunnah” was organized by Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre (SZIC) University of Karachi (KU) in collaboration with Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) was held at the auditorium of the SZIC- KU. The Seminar was presided over by Prof. Mufti Munib [...]

15 03, 2015

SIUT Children & Cardiac Hospital inaugurated


Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) inaugurated Children and Cardiac Hospital for urology, nephrology, transplantation and cardiology at its premises. Inauguration was performed by Prof. Mehmet Hebral, President Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation (MESOT) and President Baskent University Turkey. He is also founder of International Hebral Transplantation and Education Foundation and Turkic World [...]