SIUT’s Newest Bashir Dawood Transplant Operation Theatre Complex Opens its Doors
On Friday, March 3, 2018, the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) attained yet another bookmark in its remarkable journey as Pakistan’s biggest and most active organization in Pakistani public healthcare. The dialysis and kidney transplant organization’s first Transplant Operation Theatre Complex finally opened its doors in Karachi City after attaining generous donations from Bashir Dawood.
As the first kidney transplant and dialysis organization in Pakistan, the opening of the Transplant Centre bookmarked a paramount development in Pakistani Healthcare and Medicine.
An initiative by philanthropist and humanitarian, Bashir Dawood, the Transplant Centre, like other institutions within the SIUT, offers medical services that are free of cost. Serving a large majority of the Pakistani population, the SIUT team desires to continue allocating efforts and funds to research in Urology. The Bashir Dawood Transplant Operation Theatre Complex is geared specifically towards helping all Pakistanis regardless of race, caste, faith or creed. With top-notched facilities and amenities, the Bashir Dawood Transplant Centre yearns to improve national health.
The Centre’s specialists will manage critical organs like the liver, intestine, bone marrow, cornea pancreas, and other delicate organs.
With generous donations from Bashir Dawood and other charitable donors, the centre has accumulated substantial funds to construct an excellent research centre and hospital building with state-of-the-art technologies. The transplant centre was constructed on a 250,000 sq. ft area. The Rs 1.5 billion-dollar building has 14 stories and finally opened its doors in 2018 after four years of construction and development which began in 2014.
The centre is equipped with 100-bed facilities and top-tier amenities like transplant wards, intensive care units (ICU), donor ward, pre-transplant unit, clinics for outpatients, and radiology facilities. In addition, the Transplant Centre also houses the most technologically advanced operation thereat, conducive rehabilitation centres as well as modern transplant activities which can be monitored and supervised by the professional and seasoned staff at SIUT.
Ultimately, the main goal of the Bashir Dawood Transplant Centre is to offer the national population of Pakistan the best transplant treatments and public healthcare services possible at free costs. It seeks to also boost transplant activities in the nation.