Sunday, May 21, 2006
The month of April
was another successful month for Al- Burooj Medical Center.3500 patients visited
us. 12 normal deliveries were held. Both mother and babies were ok.
Nine c. section were held and all operations were successful. 5 babies were
admitted to nursery and put on incubators and scores of babies were given
phototherapy for their jaundice. All babies got well. One baby who was 1500grams
of weight and was in incubator last month has gained 4 kilogram and now his
weight is 5.5 kg.54 x-rays were done and 300 patients came for lab
investigations. 150 patients were given emergency treatment and was admitted for
their ailments and two patients were diagnosed to have heart attack were swiftly
shifted to cardiac hospital and both are progressing well. people are coming for
nebulization in asthma clinic and they are happy at this free treatment for
5 major surgeries and one minor surgery were done by a reputed surgeon who visit
us from Abbasi shaheed hospital. We have an ENT specialist and two general
doctors who perform round o clock duty and we have three staff nurses and one is
a trained Nurse from Aga Khan Hospital. In the first week of May 2006 75 people
came for their BMD ( bone MASS density) and 90 percent cases were identified as
suffering from calcium deficiency. It was a free test from a pharmaceutical
company ( Sandoz). We have a staff of 25 person who are performing rotational
duties. we are maintaining a fool proof account of the hospital and have hired
services of a qualified accountant.
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
In the months of
January2006 to March2006 8500 patients visited the Medical center.30 normal
deliveries were held normally and 12 c. sections were done at very nominal
charges. One premature baby who was 800 grams weight was admitted in the nursery
and gained weight after 3 weeks and he gets well and was discharged and asked to
come for follow up and he is gaining weight and improving. One small birth
weight baby having 1500 grams of weight was admitted in the nursery and he
dramatically improved and gained weight swiftly. his weight is now 3.4 kg.
people from all walks of life in that area are coming to the medical center and
taking full benefit from the services provided to them.
Wednesday, January 11, 2006
In the Month of
December 3500 patients came at Al- Burooj Medical Center for various ailments.
About 200 patients were given free treatment at Asthma clinic. Ten normal
deliveries were conducted By the leading Gynecologist and three C. section were
held in the operation theatre. All cases got quick recovery without any
postoperative complications. All the babies were normal in weight and height. A
major operation was done by a reputed Surgeon. Gall bladder was removed and
stones removed from common Bile duct. Patient recovered and is now in good
health. Emergency treatment were given to scores of patients. A patient
suffering from stroke was quickly shifted to the hospital and she is improving.
Monday, December 05, 2005
Medical center we have four departments 1 Medical 2 Gynecological and obstetrics
3 Pediatric 4 Diagnostic and pathological. In the Medical Department we have
outpatient clinic and emergency and observation ward. In the gynecological
section we have maternity home and operation theatre. Children ward have a
nursery for neonates and ward for ailing children.Al Burooj medical center has
started its 24 hours service from 21st November 2005.
Wednesday, November 09, 2005
patient having bilateral cataract both eyes and having retinopathy came to the
medical center on 9th November 2005. He is 35 and deaf and dumb too. He came
with his son and we talked about the arrangement for examination of his father's
eyes by the eye specialist and told him that Al -Burooj Medical center would
bear all the expenses in this regard.
Sunday, November 06, 2005
the Month of Ramadan we distributed Zakat to the needy ones.
One lady was financed for her
cataract operation and another old lady who is a cardiac patient is being given
free treatment for her heart problem from Al- Burooj Pharmacy. One lady was
given Money for her 8 kids. she is a widow and all her children are being given
free treatment from AL- Burooj Medical Center. Three of her children are
financed for their education.
June 18, 2003
old lady of 75 years of age came to my clinic on 18th June 2003.She was
suffering from chest infection. she came all alone. I asked her why are you not
accompanied by anyone,dont you have any son or daughter. She said yes I do have
a son but no one has time for me. She pointed her finger towards the sky and
said God is with me. She looked so poor free consultation and treatment was
provided to her and she is now ok and happy.
June 23, 2003
On 23rd June 2003 a man came with a 1 year old son who was having pneumonia he
said Dr I am poor and I don't have any money to buy medicines. Free consultation
was provided and free treatment was given to that child. The man was a bit
relieved at that. He was asked to come the following day for reassessment of his
Tuesday, June 24, 2003
24th June child came for follow-up and assessment of his condition. He is
improving and will need four days treatment for complete cure of his problem. I
told my assistant not to charge anything from his parents. The child's father
was so thankful to me his eyes were wet and he told me he has six kids and he is
really a non affording person. I just reassured him and said don't worry about
this kid his condition is far better than yesterday. I can see a smile on his
face. Its also very satisfying for me .On 26th June he was examined again and
now he is ok. He was asked to see me after a week.
Saturday, July 5, 2003
5th July 2003,a number of patients were given free treatment. One such patient
was a very thin and slim girl of 18 years of age looking emaciated and has low
blood pressure she was given Vitamins and advised to take a balance diet. she
was rehydrated By Intravenous drip. she looked fine after the treatment. Mother
was quite relieved and thanked me for that treatment.
Tuesday, July 15, 2003
15th July 2003 a lady age 55 years came with umbilical hernia. she said she cant
afford huge amount in her surgery. I called the Surgeon and explained the whole
situation. he agreed to give a big concession in the operation charges.
A girl of about 20 years who was suffering from multiple problems with backache,
arthritis and general weakness for a long time came to my clinic in the first
week of July2003,treatment was given after correct assessment of her problem she
gets better and her father gave me a gift which was a handmade handicraft. He
told me, my daughter has made that for you. I was so happy at this very kind
gesture of my patient.
July 15, 2003
On 30th July a lady came with a two year old child diarrhea and severe
dehydration. She was advised intravenous Infusion, but she said she don't have
enough money for such treatment. she said she would pay nominal amount later.
Her Child was given treatment and dehydration was controlled and the child
became ok. I can see a smile on his mother face.
September 1, 2003
An old man of about 75 Years old came to my clinic on 1st September 2003 with
throat pain and earache. he was non affording , treatment was given from my
clinic and also he was given free consultation. He was so happy and I can see a
sign of relief on his face.
Friday, September 5, 2003
On 5th September a man came to my clinic and requested for a home visit. I went
to that man house, there was total darkness around his house and inside and I
examined the lady there with the help of torch, she looked so much emaciated and
her face reflected poverty she was suffering from cardiac failure. I asked the
lady to continue the heart treatment and
gave her few more medicines. I didn't charge my home visit fee from them.
Wednesday, October 22, 2003
On 22nd October 2003 a boy of about 16 years came to my clinic with stiff
fingers, he cannot move the fingers and has lost control of his hands. He was
diagnosed, having calcium deficiency and was given calcium intravenously , he
was alright after an hour and went home smilingly.
January 12, 2005
On 12th january2005 a 4 years old came to my clinic with inability to walk. Her
parents were very worried , I examined the girl , she was having pain in the
legs due to calcium deficiency, she was given treatment and called for a revisit
next day, her pain was gone and she was able to walk freely without any
Saturday, March 12, 2005
On 5th March 2005 boy age 10 years came with temperature and irritability his
blood test for typhoid was done and that was positive he was referred to the
hospital where he was tested for various diseases and his Blood test result was
exactly the same as was in my laboratory, The specialist appreciated the prompt
referral and correct diagnosis in our lab. the child condition is now stable and
he is improving.
Saturday, April 16, 2005
On 16th April 2005, severely malnourished child of 3 years came to the clinic
with complications of nutritional deficiencies, his weight was 7.5 kg( normal is
14 kg for his age). His mother was given a diet chart and was advised frequent
follow-up visits for checking his weight and height. It is sad that in this era
we do get such malnourished cases.
Tuesday, April 19, 2005
On 19th April 2005 a baby one and half month old came to me with weight 1.8 kg.
Mother was advised to give the baby adequate milk and she was asked to bring the
baby for follow-up
Saturday, May 21, 2005
lady came to my clinic on 21st May 2005 with paralysis of her right side, she
was advised CT scan. She was very poor and the cost of her CT scan brain was too
much for her, I arranged for her test and she is now admitted in the hospital
for further evaluation and treatment. she has an infarct on left side of her
A baby 3 month old came to the
medical center on 8th November 2005 with severe gastro with dehydration she was
rehydrated with infusion and was ok after three hours of treatment and
observation. I can see a sign of relief on the parents face after the baby opens
her eyes and gives a beautiful smile to them.