• Health

Thar Hospital

SAF has recently collaborated with Sindh Engro Coal Mining Co. (a subsidiary of Engro Power Gen) and Indus Hospital to build a 250 Bed State-of-the-Art Hospital in Islamkot area of Thar region of Sindh. SAF being focused on the health of mother & child, the construction cost of mother & child block will be funded by SAF and it will be named as Shahid Afridi Foundation Mother & Child Block.

Existing Situation

Access to proper, affordable healthcare has been a serious concern within Tharparker, with major issues regarding childbirth plaguing the people on a yearly basis resulting in high infant and maternal mortality rates. This brought to the attention the need for awareness along with a viable healthcare outlet for the benefit of these people, the Foundation in collaboration with Thar Foundation was able to improve the existing situation by establishing a hospital in the region.

A vision of a

happier future

Aimed to be completed in early 2018, a 100-bed hospital is to be constructed inĀ Islamkot, fully equipped with facilities to handle emergencies regarding maternal and infant care, Malaria, TB, Mental Illness andĀ Thalassemia. This might not be the permanent solution to a very serious problem but it is a huge step in the right direction to helping solve this otherwise seemingly unsolvable issue.