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DUHS to Launch Bone Marrow Transplant Facility By 2018

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KARACHI – Vice Chancellor, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Dr Mohammad Saeed Quraishy on Saturday congratulated the faculty and students of Dow Institute of Medical Education (DIME) over completion of twenty-five cases of Renal Transplant during last seven months at ojha campus of DUHS.

He said bone marrow transplant procedures will starts from next year at DUHS, while ten Liver Transplant process have also been successfully completed.

He was speaking as a chief guest at a workshop organized by DIME after completion of 25 cases of renal transplant. Assistant Prof Dr Rashid Bin Hamid, Dr Sabahat , Dr Tassaduq Khan, Dr Rehan Nasir Khan, Dr Shobha Lakshmi and others also spoke on this occasion.bone-marrow.jpg.770x435_q85_crop

On the occasion, Dr Saeed Quraishy added that what was taught through the workshop today will work to serve the humanity in practical life.

While speaking the workshop, Dr Rashid Bin Hamid told the participants that Ojha Campus started renal transplant by 1st March 2017, it is Sindh’s second transplant center in the public sector. He said that in private and public sector 30 Transplant Center and 180 dialysis centers are working throughout the country.

He said that the DUHS established a National Institute of Solid Organ and Tissue Transplantation (NISSOT), which not only cover the Pakistan as well the South and Middle East region.

October 27, 2017

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