Exclusive Interview Of Dr Abdul Bari Khan
Watch the exclusive interview of Dr Abdul Bari Khan, CEO, Indus Health Network by ARY Digital.
Indus Hospital Chief Explains Why Pakistan Should Continue Social Distancing
Dr Abdul Bari, the head of the Indus Hospital in Karachi, believes that the best way for Pakistan to control its number of coronavirus cases is social distancing. If we don’t isolate at this pivotal time, the number of cases may increase, he warned.
Covid-19 Cases Up By 40% In Five Days: Doctors
“We have seen a rapid increase in the numbers in last 5 days,” stated Dr Abdul Bari, the head of the Indus Hospital, adding that this came as the government eased the lockdown.
Engro Partners With Indus Hospital To Boost Covid Testing Capacity
As part of the Rs1 billion Hussain Dawood Pledge, Engro Fertilisers — a subsidiary of Engro Corporation — has committed to provide Rs95 million to the Indus Hospital to expand the Covid-19 testing capacity across Sindh under the “Sindh Screening Programme — Free of Cost” campaign, Engro Fertilisers will sponsor the Indus Hospital network to launch testing interventions across rural Sindh.
‘Going To The Mosque Is Now A Comorbid For COVID-19’
Now they’ve added a new comorbid: whether the person goes to the mosque to pray. With Ramazan approaching and the government deciding to keep mosques and imam bargahs open, medical professionals fear a drastic increase in cases. “We got more sick patients this week and the same is predicted for the next week,” Dr Saima Salman, consultant physician at the Emergency Room in Indus Hospital, told SAMAA Digital Friday.
Fact-Check: No, Indus Hospital In Karachi Hasn’t Been Sealed
A message is doing the rounds on WhatsApp claiming that “Indus Campus (Hospital and College)” has been sealed to contain the spread of COVID-19 after a staffer tested positive. This, however, does not refer to Indus Hospital in Karachi, confirmed Fawad Bin Rashid, media relations manager at the hospital, to SAMAA Digital.
Testing Kits Donated To Indus Hospital
Martin Dow Group and Pharma Bureau have presented 5,760 coronavirus testing kits worth Rs13 million to the Indus Hospital.