25 world class hospitals to be set up in Pakistan: PBBC.


KARACHI -- "The Indus Unity Healthcare Ltd had been set up in London under the aegis of Pakistan Britain Business Council signature initiative caked Future Hospital Pakistan to develop and establish 25 world class modular hospitals of 250-beds with scaling up to 1000-beds each". This was stated by Julian Hamilton Barns, Chairman PBBC, who along with Rashid Iqbal, Chief Executive PBBC, during the signing of MOU with the Economic Council of Employers Federation of Pakistan in Karachi. Barns informed that he visited Pakistan sometimes back and in his meetings, he felt the acute need of shortages of general and internal medical facilities and the meager per capita expenses on medical care.

He added that there was also a crucial need to set up Centers of Excellence for Medical Education and Training. He further said that the operations and administration of these hospitals would be run by professional managers to ensure quality service. Barns also informed that this initiative has received significant support from global health community including Royal College of Physicians UK and World Health Organization. RCP will provide clinical input to design of the hospital campus and operating infrastructure and systems. The feasibility, engineering and design of the hospitals would be fine by the world renowned consultants Mott McDonald. Barns added that there would also be an Outreach...

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