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Milestones in the history of Al-Shifa

 

2018
January, Pediatric Eye Hospital construction starts

2017
December, Al-Shifa Towers becomes operational

December, Modern Al-Shifa Cafeteria becomes operational

2016
April, Pediatric Eye Hospital Ground Breaking ceremony by President of Pakistan

2015
December, ALZA Pharmaceuticals Al-Shifa Trust becomes operational

2014
December, Al-Shifa Towers construction starts

2011
January, Tele-Ophthalmology launched at Rawalpindi, Sukkur and Kohat
Febuary, Sukkur PIO completed
April, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Muzaffarabad starts functioning
2009
26th April, Al-Shifa Light House inaugurated

13th October, President Al-Shifa receives AGFUND award at Istanbul

2008
March, Foundation laying of Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology Sukkur

March, Al-Shifa Journal of Ophthalmology approved by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council

17th April, Ground Breaking of Muzaffarabad Eye Hospital by AJK Prime Minister

18th November, Al-Shifa gets AGFUND international award

2007
22nd May, Certified by Pakistan Center for Philanthropy

10th November, MoU of Muzaffarabad Hospital Signed with Govt of AJK

7th December, Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan Awards Gold Medal

2006
18th March, Partnership Award by WHO

26th April, National Academy of Paramedics inaugurated by Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz

30th June, MoU of Quetta Hospital Signed with Govt of Baluchistan

2005
23rd December, Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Kohat starts functioning

2003
23rd March, Ground breaking of Al-Shifa Kohat

2000
30th June, Inauguration of ASEH, Sukkur by Chief Executive, Gen. Pervaiz Musharraf

1998
January, Construction of Eye Hospital at Sukkur starts

1997
25th September, Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology Building inaugurated by President Laghari

1994
Al-Shifa Trust declared as WHO Collaborating Centre

1993
Low-Cost Spectacle Production Unit starts working

Low-Vision Services start at Al-Shifa for the first time in Pakistan

Pakistan Institute of Ophthalmology starts training courses

1992
Low-Cost Eye Drop Production Unit starts working
1991
28th April, Inauguration of ASEH, Rawalpindi by President Ghulam Ishaq Khan
1986
13th August, Construction of Eye Hospital at Rawalpindi starts
1985
23rd March, Al-Shifa Trust is established

20th June, First Meeting of the Trust, chaired by Gen. Zia-ul-Haq

1984
Idea is conceived