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Showing posts with label Benazir Institute of Kidney Transplantation and Urology Institute. Show all posts
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Friday, March 11, 2016

Kidney transplant institute being set up in Nawabshah


By Rashid Zia Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Benazir Institute of Kidney Transplantation and Urology Institute (BIKTUI) being constructed in Nawabashah at a cost of Rs.750 million would start catering facilities of kidney transplantation, treatment of cancer and other diseases by the end of year 2016. It’s going to be the second kidney transplantation institute in the province, after SUIT Karachi.

The in-charge of the BIKTUI project and Professor Urology Ward Peoples University Hospital, Dr Mohammad Ali Suhail, informed that the Director SUIT, Karachi, Professor Adeeb-ul-Hassan Rizvi, has extended his cooperation and consultation in the completion of this institute. 

Dr Suhail added that the technical staff for this institute is under training at the SUIT, Karachi. 

He revealed that, upon completion, the BIKTUI would accommodate 300 patients of kidney transplant, kidney diseases, cancer and other diseases from not only interior Sindh but patients from South Punjab and Baluchistan would also be facilitated here with free of charges treatment. 

He disclosed that the institute would provide medical assistance in kidney transplantation, dialysis, treatment of different diseases of kidneys and cancer. 

 Dr Suhail said that separate ward for child patients of kidneys and cancer was also under construction at the institute while separate section for gynea urology for pregnant women with kidney problems was also being set up. 

He was optimistic that the BIKTUI would prove to be a gift for kidney patients coming from Sindh, Baluchistan and South Punjab with ultra modern treatment facilities.