Full Fledged Burns Centre to Open in Karachi

via jang.com.pk

The frequent rise in the number of burn victims during the last few years made concerned citizens of Karachi to constitute a group known as ‘Friends of Burns Centre’ who along with medical professionals attempted to help provide the city with a full fledged Burns Centre, within the premises of the city’s oldest tertiary care centre, i.e. Civil Hospital – Karachi (CHK).

And despite all adversities the metropolis will finally have its first Burns Centre operational in any of the public sector facility by early next month.

The state of art facility completed with a significant assistance of the private donors besides government funding including Rs8 million for the procurement of equipment will be run under a board of management for which a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed here on Thursday by representative of Friends of Burns Centre and government functionaries.

It would be a 10-member board comprising Sindh secretary health (president) and chairperson of the Friends of Burns Centre as vice-president, vice-chancellor, DUHS and other authorities as well as some of the members of Friends of Burns Centre…