“However, we found a ray of hope at Aga Khan University Hospital. There we met Dr Haroon Tayyab, who was God’s angel for us – he assured us he would save our son’s eye, and he did.”
Owais has transformed from a hopeless young man to a one more hopeful after his treatment at Aga Khan University Hospital.
Today, I walked out of the hospital on my own feet. My mother’s eyes were filled with tears.
“I was certain that I wanted to bring my wife to AKUH, as it was the only hospital I knew of that could provide holistic care for my wife and newborn baby in their time of need.
Friends guided us to the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) where we were assured medical assistance and help through PBS and Patient Welfare.
Pursuing her desire to breastfeed her baby, Sadia made an appointment with Ms. Zohra Kurji, Pakistan’s only certified nurse lactation consultant at the Aga Khan University Hospital.
For any new mother, it is a nightmare to see her newborn suffer, and be in so much pain. I lost my sanity and had no idea what to do next and where to go. It was as if our whole world was falling apart.
What was once thought to be an issue of breast milk insufficiency was an issue of baby’s latching on.
Imrana's left joint had been completely damaged, so much so that her leg could not bend at all. Today, she regularly works out after a successful surgery.
“It was not the smoothest ride starting eighth month. My gynaecologist, Dr. Aziza Kapadia, noticed high amniotic fluid and immediately suspected that I had developed this condition”, she recalls.“
Nusrat Charolia’s story of resilience and strength while battling cancer is one that does indeed, radiate hope and inspiration.
"Nothing could have possibly prepared us for that life changing news," says Fareed Farooq, son of a breast cancer survivor patient.
Story about a 75 year old whose life transformed because of Home Health Services.
“It was right after Zoha’s first birthday. I could not help but notice that something was not right.”
“My son is the life of the house and he always makes us all laugh”, said Aftab Baloch, father of 11-year old Muhammad Ismail.
Asma was in her 40th week of pregnancy and had not yet felt any labour pains. Read about her experience at AKMCCC, Hyderabad.
Thirteen-year-old Aisha smiles shyly while sitting between her parents. Her father narrates how in 2015, Aisha, started having a pain in her foot and began limping.
Seventeen year old Muhammad Siraj Chandio ended up going to a doctor who said I needed a blood transfusion.
Abdul Rehman’s treatment was made possible with the generous support, read more to learn about the journey of a 6 month old patient.
“Look at me," says Waqar smiling, “Can you tell that I have had a major operation and have a prosthetic leg?"
Amanullah Rind, is a resident of Karachi and a retired treasury banking professional from the State Bank of Pakistan. He was leading a normal life until 2014, when he developed pain and irritability in the movement of his right leg.
For most of us undergoing surgeries, our private lives bear the heaviest brunt.
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.
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.
“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..."
"Come to the Aga Khan University Hospital and have a check up done. The excellent facilities here are available to everyone." Sadaf Ahmed.
In 2012, the results of a biopsy test at the Aga Khan University Hospital revealed that Aliciya Josephine had breast cancer.
Arzoo Saltanat is a native of Gilgit. For the last three years, an ordeal has overshadowed Arzoo's life: her fight against cancer.
His glinting eyes and mischievous smile are extraordinary. This is because 10-year-old Sameer Ahmed has just survived a terrifying ordeal.
Moiz was playing with a retractable toy when it accidentally snapped and flew at him, hitting his eye and injuring it severely.
"It was during my K-2 summit attempt in 2014 when I noticed that I was facing a serious health problem” recalled, Samina Baig.
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.
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.
Dr Shabbir Ahmed Naeem was busy in his usual routine one day, when he suffered a paralysis attack.
Zafar Barki had become rapidly overweight in his twenties and thirties, due to overeating and lack of exercise.
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