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Pakistan Kidney Institute dispatched 18 Pallets of Medical Supplies to Customs Healthcare Society on Nov 07, 2022. These Pallets of medical supplies will be utilized in different flood affected areas of Pakistan on account of PKI flood relief drive 2022.

29-10-2022 PKI Team preparing to dispatch the flood relief medical supplies to different flood affected areas. Prof. Saeed Akhter, President PKI visited the supplies store and checked the preparations.

Pak-Turk School students presented Rs. 83,060 donaion to Dr Saeed Akhter, President PKI for flood affectees by Peads Surgeon Dr Naeem Liaqat.

24-10-2022 PKI received 18 pallets of Medicines from IMANA (Islamic Medical Association of North America). PKI will use these pallets in Medical camps for flood affectees in flood affected areas.



Sach News Report on PKI Flood Relief Drive 2022 by Nadeem Hussain.

07-10-2022
PKI Team Distributed 500 Food Packages in Flood affectees in 2nd phase of the activities of flood relief drive 2022 in Dadu Sindh. PKI ground team in Dadu Including Zulfiqar Ali, Rasheed Ahmed, Noor Ullah, Akbar Ali & Naveed distributed the food packages amongst flood affectees in Dadu. Pakistan Air-Force provided logistic support to PKI, and transported food packages from PAF Nur Khan Air base Rawalpindi to PAF Shahbaz Air base Jacobabad. PKI thanked the Pakistan Air-Force and all volunteers / workers to making this program successful.

PKI Team shifted 4 trucks of Food packages to PAF Nur Khan Air Base Rawalpindi on Sep 22, 2022 as 2nd consignment of flood relief work. PKI will send these food packages for Flood affectees in Mirpur Khas Sindh.

PKI Distributed 500 Food Packages in Flood affectees in 1st phase of the activities of flood relief drive 2022 in Rajanpur. PKI ground team in Rajanpur Including Dr. Ayub Malik, Dr. Khalil Ur Rehman, Dr. Karim Baksh and other stakeholders e.g PAF Fareed Air-Base team participated in distribution of food packages amongst flood affectees. Prof. Saeed Akhter, President PKI thanked all the donors & APPNA (Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America). Paid tribute to Pakistan Air-Force for providing logistic support to PKI. He appreciated all the volunteers / workers to making this program successful. May Allah SWT accept all the efforts of us all to serve the humanity in these testing times.

Fazaia Surgical Society organized a Bake-Sale Fundraiser for Flood affectees in Collaboration with Pakistan Kidney Institute (PKI) at Air University Islamabad on Sep 16, 2022.

PKI Team delivered 500 Food Packages at Fareed Air Base Rajanpur, South Punjab for flood affectees. PKI Team also visited the ground team and finalizes the plan for Relief & Rehabilitation program in Rajanpur.

PKI Team moved 500 Food packages from Punjab Cash & Carry warehouse Islamabad to PAF Nur Khan Air Base on Sep 08, 2022 to send these pacakges for Flood affectees in Rajanpur by Monday Sep 12, 2022.

Prof. Saeed Akhter & PKI Team met with Chaudhary Muhammad Tahir, Founder & Chairman Punjab Cash & Carry in Islamabad to finalize the purchase of food items for flood affectees, as PKI sending its first batch of 500 bags of food & other necessities to Rajanpur. Dr. Durre Shohab & Dr. Behzad Khan Khalil were also accompanied the President PKI.

Chaudhary Muhammad Tahir pledged for donation to PKI flood relief drive. PKI management thanked him for his generosity.

Air Commodore Abdullah Farooq, Pakistan Air-Force called on Prof. Saeed Akhter at PAF Hospital Islamabad. Purpose of this meeting was to discuss logistics support by Pakistan Air-Force to PKI to help the flood affectees in Pakistan. Prof. Saeed Akhter shared PKI’s history with Air Commodore Abdullah Farooq. Prof. Saeed Akhter said that PKI not only helping poor people by giving state of the art medical facilities in the field of Urology, but PKI always forefront to cater the natural calamities in Pakistan & abroad. Once again PKI helping the flood victims in Rajanpur with the collaboration of Pakistan Air-Force & APPNA (Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America). Air Cdre Abdullah Farooq showed full support to PKI in this noble mission.

Prof. Saeed Akhter Visited Fazaia College of Medicine Air University Islamabad dated Sep 01, 2022 for awareness drive to help Flood affectees in Pakistan. Students & Staff of Fazaia College attended the session. PKI team Including Dr. Javeria Hayat Khan, Dr. Behzad Khan Khalil, Mr. Muhammad Adnan Qureshi & Mr. Tauseef Ahmed Bhatti were also present. Prof. Saeed Akhter highlighted the current flood situation in Pakistan. He shared his experience of his recent visit of Rajanpur which is highly affected by the flood. He said these are unprecedented times as this year the destruction of rains and floods were more than any flood in Pakistan’s history. Millions of our brethren have come under the open sky, where they desperately need our compassion and help. We as a nation stand up to this task to work for the flood affected people. He added that our little contribution can make huge difference in these difficult times. He encouraged the students to come forward as volunteer to work with PKI flood relief drive. Question / Answer session was also part of the event.

Prof. Saeed Akhter chaired a meeting with PKI Team, Business Community & Volunteers at PAF Hospital Islamabad to sought suggestions and inputs to execute PKI flood relief drive in Rajanpur, North Punjab. He constituted Flood Relief Executive Committee for fund raising & to Liaison ongoing activities between the stakeholders & PKI team. Executive Committee Includes, PKI Team members, Business Community Volunteers & Rajanpur Local team.

PKI Team Members: 1- Prof. Saeed Akhter 2- Dr. M.Imran Jamil 3- Dr. Durre Shohab 4- Dr. Arzu Yousaf 5- Dr. M. Shoaib 6- Dr. Sadiqa Hassan 7- Dr. Javeria Hayat Khan 8- Dr. Shabab Hussain 9- Dr. Behzad Khan Khalil 10- Farhad Ali Abbasi 11- Muhammad Adnan Qureshi 12- Tauseef Ahmed Bhatti 13- Tasawar Javid 14- Adil Akbar PKI Volunteers: 1- Sheikh Muhammad Iqbal 2- Dr. Rafique Arain 3- Raja Nasir 4- Air Marshal Muhammad Iqbal PKI Volunteers in Islamabad: 1- Dr. Muhammad Athar Khawaja 2- Dr. Waqas Rahim PKI Volunteers in Rajanpur: 1- Dr. M.Ayub Malik 2- Dr. Assad-Ur-Rehman 3- Dr. Khalil-Ur-Rehman 4- Dr. Jalil-Ur-Rehman 5- Dr. Malik Khalil Ahmed 6- Dr. Khuda Baksh

Prof. Saeed Akhter President PKI, visited Rajanpur to see flood situation on ground. Dr. Athar Khawaja, Dr. Ayub Malik, Dr. Asad Malik & Dr. Khalil were also part of the delegation. He met with Deputy Commissioner Rajanpur, stakeholders & other local administration. He visited various areas and found flood affected people in miserable condition. He said magnitude of this flood is worst in Pakistan’s history, and as a nation we need to stand up for helping the humanity in these testing times.

Pakistan kidney institute organized an event in Pakistan air-force hospital Islamabad dated august 29, 2022 to create awareness and to mobilize the public to help their fellow countrymen who are suffering terribly from the worst floods of Pakistan since its inception. Event was attended by business community, Pakistan air-force hospital administration, medical faculty & PKI team.

Prof. Saeed Akhter gave a presentation about his recent visit of Rajanpur, South Punjab which is one of the worst hit district from recent floods. He described that flood has affected a large number of people and completely devastated agricultural land and drowned livestock. People including, pregnant women & children are walking in waist high water from 8 to 10 miles towards roads for some hope in their eyes to get food to eat and water to drink. He emphasized on need of quick and prompt actions to help the ailing humanity before it gets too late. He also met with Deputy Commissioner Rajanpur of Local Administration and different stakeholders in his visit. Prof. Saeed Akhter said that PKI, Pakistan Air-Force & APPNA (Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America) are starting the relief mission in Rajanpur aiming providing food, Shelter and Medication to affected population. He requested all to join hands in this noble mission with Pakistan Kidney Institute. Question/Answers session was also part of the event. Business community pledged to donate and showed their full support for this noble cause.

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Prof. Saeed Akhter presided a meeting with PKI team dated 26-08-2022 at PAF Hospital Islamabad. Agenda of this meeting was to discuss current flood situation in Pakistan and to how PKI can help our Pakistani brethren in this difficult time. Later on Prof. Saeed Akhter met with Pakistan Air-Force officials along-with Air Marshal ( R ) Iqbal to invite them to join PKI in this noble mission. Pakistan Air-Force officials warmly accepted the offer and it was decided in the meeting that PKI will launch the flood relief drive in collaboration with Pakistan Air-Force & APPNA (Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America). Pakistan Air-Force will provide logistic support & transportation.

Institute of kidney diseases (IKD) Peshawar is a premier urology and transplant institute, where kidney transplant program was closed for last two years.

Alhamdolillah Pakistan Kidney Institute (PKI) led by Prof Saeed Akhter and his team has signed a MOU with IKD to restart their Transplant Program at IKD and build their systems to enable them. This is the only public sector transplant program in the whole province. Alhamdolillah PKI team performed its first kidney transplant at IKD on 6/6/2022, assisted by IKD team. Both donor and recipient are doing great with immediate graft function Alhamdolillah

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First kidney transplant in IDK under supervision of PKI team is planned on June 06, 2022.

PKI Team visited Institute of Kidney Diseases Peshawar on May 29, 2022 and looked over the final preparations of first Kidney Transplant in IKD. PKI had agreed to develop Kidney Transplant Program at IKD Peshawar on previous visit dated February 26, 2022.

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A dinner for PKI fundraising in memphis, tennessee USA on 19th of april 2022.

Dr. Janaid zaidi, Dr. Adnan Naseer, Dr. Rehan Shafique and Dr. Asif Khawaja hosted a dinner for PKI Fundraising in Memphis, Tennessee USA on 19th of April 2022. Dr. Saeed Akhter CEO PKI shared the work done and future plans. PKI is grateful for the kind and generous donation from Memphis Community which is one of the most generous and long term supporter of PKI.

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A fundraising dinner for PKI on friday 22nd april 2022 in tulsa, oklahoma, USA.

Dr. Zahida and Dr. Irfan Kundi and Dr Salah-Ud-Din hosted a fundraising dinner for PKI on Friday 22nd April 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Event was attended by Muslim community of Tulsa. PKI & SOULS remain grateful for kind support, hospitality and generosity of Tulsa community.

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A fundraising dinner at his residence in dallas, USA for PKI / souls on tuesday 2oth april 2022.

PakDr. Bilal Piracha hosted a fundraising dinner at his residence in Dallas,USA for PKI / SOULS on Tuesday 2Oth April 2022. PKI / SOULS is very grateful to Piracha family and all the kind donors for their generous donations. istan kidney institute, board meeting was held on 10th April , 2022. Meeting was presided by Dr Saeed Akhter . Four new board members were elected including Dr Munir Malik, Mr Hafeez Pasha, Air Marshal Haseeb Paracha and Mr Asif Mehmood Jah. There was extensive discussion regarding future projects of PKI.

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A fundraising Iftar in hartford, ct for PKI through souls.

Dr Faryal and Atique Mirza hosted a fundraising Iftar in Hartford, CT for PKI through SOULS (Save our lives, a 501c3 Tax Exemted organisation, registered in State of Illinois). The event was attended by local residents, community leaders, doctors, business people including Dr Saud Anwar, first Pakistani state senator. PKI and SOULS thanks all the participants and hosts for their kind participation and donations. Dr Faiq Hameedi drove all the way from NewYork

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Pakistan kidney institute, board meeting was held on 10th april , 2022

Pakistan kidney institute, board meeting was held on 10th April , 2022. Meeting was presided by Dr Saeed Akhter . Four new board members were elected including Dr Munir Malik, Mr Hafeez Pasha, Air Marshal Haseeb Paracha and Mr Asif Mehmood Jah. There was extensive discussion regarding future projects of PKI.

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Pakistan kidney celebrated world kidney day at PAF hospital>

Pakistan Kidney celebrated World Kidney day at PAF hospital , Islamabad. This prestigious ceremony was attended by large number of people from different segments of society. Purpose was to create awareness regarding prevention and treatment of kidney diseases. Dr Imran Jamil, Dr Durre Shohab and Dr Ayesha highlighted different aspects of kidney diseases. Famous Journalist Mr Amir Illyas Rana shared his experience of treatment at PAF hospital by PKI team. Air comodore Raja Viqar Ali, Executive director PAF hospital , appreciated the effort by PKI and hospital management and ensured his continous support. This activity was highly appreciated by general public.

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