Zafar Barki had become rapidly overweight in his twenties and thirties, due to overeating and lack of exercise.
Dr Shabbir Ahmed Naeem was busy in his usual routine one day, when he suffered a paralysis attack.
A father of three, and in his late 50’s, Mr. Shoaib Iqbal was leading a normal, healthy life, and had no apparent medical complaints.
Dayem studies at Bahria University, Karachi and wants to become an IT specialist like his father. He is passionate about football and supports the German team.
"It was during my K-2 summit attempt in 2014 when I noticed that I was facing a serious health problem” recalled, Samina Baig.
Moiz was playing with a retractable toy when it accidentally snapped and flew at him, hitting his eye and injuring it severely.
His glinting eyes and mischievous smile are extraordinary. This is because 10-year-old Sameer Ahmed has just survived a terrifying ordeal.
Arzoo Saltanat is a native of Gilgit. For the last three years, an ordeal has overshadowed Arzoo's life: her fight against cancer.
In 2012, the results of a biopsy test at the Aga Khan University Hospital revealed that Aliciya Josephine had breast cancer.
"Come to the Aga Khan University Hospital and have a check up done. The excellent facilities here are available to everyone." Sadaf Ahmed.
“My family and I were at the brink of losing hope when we had called the GS Hotline. The professional receiving the call was not only gentle but..."
In 2014, Sidra Bhutto, a high-spirited girl from Larkana, was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. For a young girl with big dreams, this news came as a complete shock.
Being a diabetic patient for more than a decade, Muhammad Aslam started to have eye problems which persisted for 3 to 4 years and later developed into an eye cataract.
‘It became difficult for me to drive car at night because of all the lights that flashed on the road created an irritation in my eye’ said Aslam. He faced a hard time looking for street signs while driving his car and needed his glasses for almost everything he had to read and the only time he used to be without was the time of his sleep.
Mohammad Amin is a 40 years old salesman from Quaid Abad Karachi. He was living happily with his family until suddenly he experienced severe liver pain in June 2017.
For most of us undergoing surgeries, our private lives bear the heaviest brunt.
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