Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar
Welcome to The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) site.
The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) was established in 1924 as the Janbai Maternity Home. The hospital was integrated with the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in 2010 with the intent to make a high quality based integrated health system available to more patients in the different areas of Karachi. Today it is an ISO 9001-2008 certified community hospital providing safe and quality medical care for women and children in the hospital and the entire family in our visiting clinics. Under this set up, patients can benefit as referral to our other doctors, hospitals, medical and diagnostic centres is an easy and seamless process.
The hospital is in a historic building, located in the densely populated area of old Karachi near the Karachi port, fondly referred to as the Janbai Maternity Home. It is comprised of two campuses across from each other separated by a single road: (i) Janbai Building where the general patient wards, private rooms, operating rooms, diagnostics and pharmacy can be found (inpatients) (ii) The Aga Khan Diagnostic Centre where the clinics, laboratory and diagnostics for visiting patients (outpatients) is located.
Our teams of highly qualified, trained and experienced doctors, nurses, technicians and administrative staff is equipped to provide compassionate care, diagnosis and treatment for expecting mothers, manage labour and delivery, as well as deal with women’s health and children’s health issues (inpatients). Our services are advanced, safe and effective and we have medical and general surgical facilities that support normal, painless normal, instrumental and caesarean section deliveries.
Our visiting clinics (outpatients) are offered in multiple specialties and are available for men, women and children of all ages, who wish to see a consultant doctor for a general or specific illness.
The hospital has a central pharmacy that supplies quality medicines, as well as diagnostic and laboratory facilities that offer services to all patients, including those that are admitted and those visiting our clinics.
The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) has a 24/7 Urgent Care Service for pregnant mothers, women and children.
The Aga Khan Hospital for Women and Children, Kharadar (AKHW&C) goes to great lengths to ensure our medical care meets international standards and we make patient safety and satisfaction a priority. In addition, we offer our medical services to patients at subsidised rates. And for those patients who really cannot pay and are eligible, can receive welfare support and or assistance from the Zakat programme, which is in place to ensure that our quality services are accessible to all members of society irrespective of race, religion or background.