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  • SIUT holds reference to recognise Joyo’s contribution to literature, pedagogy

    KARACHI: Speakers at a reference paid tribute to Mohammad Ibrahim Joyo saying the eminent author and teacher inspired generations, practiced critical pedagogy and taught his students the means to nurture rational thinking in times when freedom of expression was rare in the country...

    “Some people leave behind wealth and some leave their legacy in spectacular buildings, but people like late Joyo bequeath a legacy in their books, which...

  • Three living donor liver transplants at SIUT

    KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday announced that it carried out three successful living donor liver transplants last week...

    A spokesman for the SIUT said that seven-year-old Mohammad Bilal received a portion of the liver from his 40-year-old father Mohammad Iqbal while 10-year-old Ahsan Aslam, a resident of impoverished Usmanabad neighbourhood, received it from his 35-year-old mother...

  • CM promises all-out support for SIUT’s liver transplant facility

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday visited child patients at the liver transplant facility of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Trans­plantation (SIUT) and expressed his pleasure to see a facility in the heart of the metropolis for every needy patient in the country...

    They will still go there as the SIUT is in its initial phase, but I believe soon people will find the remedy to their ills on their own...

  • Prof Adib selects venue for SIUT Larkana

    LARKANA: Sindh Insti­tute of Urology and Trans­plantation (SIUT) founder Prof Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi has selected a building to establish the SIUT Larkana...

    Speaking at an event after plan­ting a Neem tree on the premises, he said that initially the SIUT Larkana would house 25 dialysis machines...

  • SIUT celebrates 100 years of ‘OPD-14’

    KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday organised an event to mark the completion of 100 years of one of its most spectacular buildings called OPD-14 located on the Civil Hospital Karachi premises...

    Built exactly a century ago by a Karachi philanthropist, Seth Goverd­handhas Motilal Mohatta, the building initially functioned as an eye ward of the CHK and continued in that role till the 1990s...

  • Six undergo successful liver transplants at SIUT

    KARACHI: Six patients, including two children aged three and 13, with liver failure received a new lease of life when they underwent successful liver transplants carried out by a joint team of surgeons from Shiraz [Iran] and the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), officials said on Saturday...

    A SIUT spokesperson said all the donors were close blood relatives of the recipients...

  • SIUT’s three-day moot on genital tract fistula begins

    KARACHI: A three-day surgical course on genital tract fistula in female population opened on Wednesday at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) as leading gynaecologist Dr Sadiqa Jaffery inaugurated its opening session...

    Sohier Elneil from University College Hospital, London, Prof Oladosu Ojengbede from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and Dr Tariq Tassadaq from Saudi Arabia, spoke to a packed audience at the SIUT...

  • SIUT workshop discusses fistula

    KARACHI: A three-day workshop concluded at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Sunday elucidating an in-depth study of medical and social complications of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) in women in developing countries, including Pakistan...

    Prof Adibul Hasan Rizvi and Prof Manzoor Hussain of SIUT and Dr Tariq Tasaduq from Saudi Arabia spoke elaborately, focusing on bladder and pelvic dysfunction which caused...

  • The miracle called SIUT

    As the celebration of 40 years of dedicated service by SIUT moves towards its grand finale next week, civil society has ample reason to dedicate this great institution as its offering to the people of Pakistan...

    Surely SIUT is a most sparkling example of what can be done by citizens for the glory of their state...

  • Talent show held at SIUT

    KARACHI: Not very often does one come across such fine young talent in the field of art as visitors to the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) saw on Saturday on the occasion of the volunteer talent event organised by the institute...

    A gallery was set up for the young artists who belonged to various educational institutions as well as the patients who are or have been undergoing treatment at the SIUT...

  • ‘SIUT needs greater support from state, civil society’

    KARACHI: As the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation marks four decades of its service to humanity, a major milestone that couldn’t have been achieved without an active support of society, the SIUT is looking for a bigger support from the state, civil society and the media to meet the many challenges it faces in securing poor patients’ right to quality healthcare...

    This was stated by SIUT director Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi...

  • ‘SIUT treated 13,000 cancer patients last year’

    KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) last year treated over 5,000 urinary bladder cancer patients, 3,000 kidney cancers, 2,000 prostate cancers and more than 3,000 other cancer patients free of cost with dignity, said SIUT director Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi on Thursday...

    He was speaking at a programme held in connection with World Cancer Day at the SIUT Hanifa Suleman Dawood Oncology Centre...

  • Pakistan’s first transplant centre opens at SIUT

    KARACHI: The country’s first dedicated transplant centre established at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) was inaugurated on Wednesday...

    We support the SIUT in all its endeavours,” said Prof Faisal Shaheen, who is currently serving as the director general of Saudi Centre for Organ Transplantation, at the inaugural ceremony...

  • Three-day moot on robotic urological surgery begins at SIUT

    KARACHI: A three-day international conference on robotic surgery in the field of urology began at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Monday in which surgeons and experts from the country and abroad turned out in a good number...

    Organisers said a number of eminent surgeons from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands with a team of SIUT urologists took part in live operating sessions...

  • SIUT’s transplant operating theatre complex opened

    KARACHI: The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Friday opened its state-of-the-art Bashir Dawood Transplant Operating The­atre Complex equipped to carry out up to four transplant surgeries simultaneously...

    In this connection, a programme was organised at the SIUT’s Suleman Dawood Transplant Centre...

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