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Al-Shifa Trust UK

Welcome to Manchester branch of Al-Shifa Trust

Al-Shifa Trust UK, is a registered UK Charity (registration Number 1077363), and has the sole purpose and aim is to work for the prevention of “preventable blindness” and for the cure of “curable blindness” in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world. All funds raised in the UK are donated to Al-Shifa Eye Trust, Pakistan, and then distributed for charitable causes as required by the donors.

The UK Trust directors regularly visit Pakistan to ensure the funds are being appropriately distributed. Al-Shifa Trust UK is registered for Gift Aid.

Executive Director

Mr. Younis Bhatti



   0121 632 44 88

   0121 643 4003


   All UK based fundraising is administered at the head offices which are 93 Broad Street Birmingham B15 1AU.

Board of Directors

  1. Mr. Younis Bhatti - BIRMINGHAM

Al-Shifa Trust Canada

Welcome to Canada branch of Al-Shifa Trust

Mr. Khalid Usman

   (905) 470 8111

   (905) 470 8121


   2750, 14th Avenue, Suite # 207 Markham, Ontario, L#R OB6.

Al-Shifa Foundation of North America

Al-Shifa Foundation of North America (AFNA) is a non-profit 501( C) (3) organization registered in the United States. Our tax Id is 36-4328912. Its purpose is mainly to support the projects of Al-Shifa Trust in Pakistan to help the needy patients.

Through the generous support of many individuals and organizations, Al-Shifa has managed to build four high quality eye hospitals in Rawalpindi (Punjab), Sukkur (Sindh), Kohat (KPK) and Muzaffarabad (AK) with the most modern facilities and equipment where approximately 75% of the patients are treated free of cost. Al-Shifa also provides rural outreach services to the needy and so far set-up over 3000 screening/surgical camps in remote areas. Al-Shifa is also screening school children in various parts of the country.

Al-Shifa Trust is a non-profit and a non-political organization. It is committed to providing eye care and treatment mainly to the under privileged and poor. Almost 75% of all patients attending Al-Shifa Eye Hospitals are treated free of charge, 20% subsidized and 5% are private patients.

Al-Shifa has achieved the awards of excellence and is a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating center for East Mediterranean Region since 1994. In the field of prevention of blindness, Al-Shifa has partnerships with many international NGOs including WHO, ORBIS International-USA, Lions Club International-USA, Operation Eye Sight Universal-Canada, Sight Savers International-UK and Government of Japan.

Board of Directors

  1. Tahir Zafar, Chairman
  2. Dr. Noshin Ahmed
  3. Mariam Munawer
  4. Dr. Mujtaba Qazi
  5. Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
  6. Afzal Amanat
  7. Abdul Wadood

Advisory Board

  1. Tahir Zafar, Chairman
  2. Dr. Nawaz Arain, NY
  3. Dr. Hafizur Rehman, NY
  4. Raees Ishtique, NY
  5. Dr. Pervaiz Malik, NJ
  6. Terry Shaikh, TX
  7. Dr. Ishaq Chisti, MO
  8. Dr. Mansoor Shah, CA
  9. Dr. Abdul Rab Mughal
  10. Dr. Rashid Abbasi

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