First Children Eye Hospital by Al Shifa Trust


Al-Shifa Trust has successfully completed its project of Asia’s biggest Children Eye Hospital in Rawalpindi. The project with an investment of Rs. One billion has the capacity to cater to 500 OPDs per day and conduct 50 complicated surgeries in a day. The new hospital is fully equipped with the latest machinery and has the best pediatric eye specialists in the country to provide state of the art facilities to all. The four Storey complex also has an Eye Cancer Unit specifically for ocular oncology department. The new facility will continue to serve the under-privileged as already 80% of patients are treated free of cost here, while those who can afford do not need to travel to US or UK as equally excellent services are provided here. The hospital will also play a central role in research in the domain of eye care in children.

Project Overview:

A full range of treatment for children eye diseases is provided and will be expanded manifold in the new set-up. These include:

  • Cornea and refractive disorders
  • Cataract and Glaucoma
  • Vitreo-retinal disorders
  • Eye Cancers
  • Reconstructive and plastic surgery
  • Low vision management
  • Up to 500 OPD per day
  • Approximately 150 surgeries per week

Current Requirement and its Approximate Costs:

Sufficient funds have been arranged for the construction and furnishing. Now we require funds for the diagnostic and surgical equipment which is highly expensive. Donors are requested to help us for the following:

Handheld Autoref Rs. 12,50,000
Handheld Slit Lamp Rs. 16,50,000
Vitrectomy Machine Rs. 12,000,000
Operating Microscope Rs. 16,000,000
Anesthesia Machine Rs. 2,500,000

Doctor's Clinic Equipment:

Opthalmoscope Rs. 110,000
Retinoscope Rs. 150,000
Indirect Opthalmoscope Rs. 600,000

Note: You may give donation for the full equipment or a part of the total cost.

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