HOPE- an NGO in Pakistan, has been active in Pakistan since 1997, working in the health sector of Pakistan. The organization is spearheaded by the dynamic leadership of Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla-child specialist in Karachi and continuously strives to improve the health and educational disparity of the deprived community in the country.
HOPE runs 2 secondary care hospitals in Karachi, at Korangi and Gurumandir. Additionally, HOPE runs two Maternal and Child Health Care centers in the city (in the slum areas of Manzoor and Mujahid colonies) as well as two Mobile Health Units, which cater 26 villages in the outskirts of Karachi.
A workshop seminar was held at HOPE’s Korangi (Zia Colony) Hospital to propagate the importance of the community medicine and its influential components with comparative analysis. The role of HOPE and its ownership for the cause and a productive discussion to get it organize was also done.
The event was attended by several dignitaries of the medical field, students of Liaquat Medical College. The 90 students, who were the spectator of the presentation, are pursuing 1st year of their education in the Liaquat Medical College. The presentation on the community development topic was given by none other than the right person in the field to do so, Dr. Abida Raza.
The students were divided into 2 groups. 40 students were allocated in Group1. The rest of the students were settled in the other group with the total strength, 50. A 20 minute interactive session was also conducted at the end of the presentation in which the students put forward their queries, questions and concerns. Several good questions were raised in the Q/A session as how to make community development reach new heights in the society. The tour of the hospital was done in order to spent time with the patients and discusses their issues and concerns and look into how the hospital works.
HOPE-a Health NGO in Pakistan, continues its work to improve the living standards of the children and poor communities by fulfilling their basic rights of healthcare and education. The acknowledgement and appreciation of our work energizes the team with motivation to put in even greater effort in doing so.