Karachi, April 14: Agreement Signing and Ground Breaking Ceremony for establishment of a new Campus of DOW University of Health Sciences (DUHS) and a state-of-the-art Liver Transplant Centre at the dedicated Healthcare District of DHA City Karachi (DCK) was held at DCK. Governor Sindh, Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan and Commander 5 Corps, Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar were the chief guests of the ceremony.
The Governor appreciated the courageous decision of DOW University taken with support of DHA to establish its new Campus at DCK which will extend the frontiers of world class medical education and qualitative healthcare services in the province. He said that the new health facility at DCK would be the most modern/advanced facility in the region.
Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar commended the decision of DUHS to establish its campus in DCK that would be harbinger of the beginning of a new era of medical progress and advancement in the country. He said that the strength of nation is dependent on the health and vitality of its people and it was reassuring that the new DUHS Campus would be instrumental in extending the qualitative healthcare and medical services outreach to the masses.
VC DUHS Dr Masood Hameed Khan said that DOW University will establish its campus spread over 10 acres of land under a four staged development program starting with immediately setting up of a Dispensary and an Ambulance service, followed by a Medical Centre next year, graduating to a Secondary Care Hospital and finally culminating into establishment of a full-fledged Medical College linked to a fully functional Teaching Hospital.
Administrator DHA Brig Zubair Ahmed said that DCK Healthcare District, spread over 95 acres of land, will have different campuses and presence of leading hospitals and medical enterprises that will make it a nucleus for provision of world class healthcare and medical facilities to the public.