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04 Jan

Hospital celebrates 11th birthday

On the 4th January 2020, the Sarwar Foundation’s Rai Ali Nawaz Hospital in Chichawatni celebrated its 11th anniversary. Hospital patients and staff came together to mark over a decade of health service delivery to the local community which has now supported over 1million patients. The Hospital treats over 350 outpatients every single day as well as providing surgical, obstetrics, gynaecology, eye, orthopaedic, neurologist, cardiologist and physiotherapy services. In addition to medical services, the hospital has also hosted free eye health care camps and has supported local...

23 Dec

Christmas toybank campaign

The Sarwar Foundation is helping to provide Christmas presents for Scottish families struggling during the festive season.It is the seventh annual toybank organised by Anas Sarwar MSP, and this year will extend beyond Glasgow to all parts of Scotland for the first time.The campaign is arranged by the Sarwar Foundation in conjunction with Children 1st and Scottish Women’s Aid.The aim is to deliver presents to at least 1,000 children identified by the two charities who may not otherwise receive a...

08 Dec

Hepatitis screenings in Faisalabad

The Sarwar Foundation held a free Hepatitis diagnosis and treatment clinic on the 26th November in the largest residential area of Faisalabad in the Punjab, Pakistan. At the clinic 95 people were diagnosed as living with Hepatitis B and will now be supplied with free medication to allow them to treat the condition. Pakistan has a severe Hepatitis B epidemic, with more than 7 million people in Pakistan carrying the disease. The Sarwar Foundation is taking a stand against Hepatitis, by...

01 Dec

Training boost for the Punjab

The Sarwar Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Punjab’s Technical & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) – the largest skill training provider in Pakistan – agreeing to the provision of technical assistance across a wide range of technical education and vocational training courses. The MoU outlines that the Sarwar Foundation will work with TEVTA to assist in the training of staff as well as developing the education and training curriculum. The Sarwar Foundation will...

25 Nov

New water filtration plant in Sheikhupura

The Vice-Chair of the Sarwar Foundation, Perveen Sarwar, has inaugurated a new water filtration plant in the Mahmunwali district of Sheikhupura. The water filtration plant, which will provide clean water to thousands of people in the district, was provided through the Sarwar Foundation’s Clean Water initiative. Most Pakistanis do not have access to clean drinking water and over 50% of patients admitted to hospitals and 30% of deaths nationwide are linked to water borne diseases. To tackle this The Sarwar Foundation...

07 Nov

Breast Cancer Awareness campaign

The Sarwar Foundation has been running a breast cancer awareness campaign in Pakistan. The country has one of the highest rates of breast cancer, with 40,000 people dying every year. The Foundation has been working to raise awareness of the importance of self-examination. Vice-chair Perveen Sarwar held a campaign stall at Lahore Polo Club in October. ...

12 Aug

New facilities opened

Patron and Founder Mohammad Sarwar visited the Sarwar Foundation Rai Ali Nawaz Hospital in Chichawatni and inaugurated a water filtration plant in the hospital, visited different departments and chaired a board meeting. “Clean water is the world’s first and foremost medicine,” he said. Founder and Patron H.E Ch M Sarwar visited Sarwar Foundation Rai Ali Nawaz Hospital Chichawatni and inaugurated a water filtration plant in the hospital, visited different depts and chaired board meeting. “Clean Water is the world's first...

28 Jul

World Hepatitis Day

The Sarwar Foundation has marked World Hepatitis Day, which tackles one of the biggest global health threats of our time. The Foundation runs free medical camps where people in Pakistan can be tested. Vice Chair Perveen Sarwar addressed a seminar on Hepatitis in Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, and founder Mohammed Sarwar visited the hospital to see how the Foundation is saving lives. Perveen said: “My heart goes out to all those who are suffering from Hepatitis. People have been neglected for decades.”

16 Jul

Working with the Sheik Gohar Ejaz Trust to tackle ill-health

Hepatitis has become an epidemic in Pakistan, with around 20 per cent of the population affected. Contaminated water is a major health concern, which is why we are building clean water plants across the Punjab. We have also teamed up with the Sheik Gohar Ejaz Trust at Jinnah Hospital. The Trust has adopted a wing of the hospital to provide free dialysis. Find out more in this video: Fatima Jinnah Hospital LHR. Neglected for decadesSarwar Foundation & Gohar Ejaz Trust will work...

11 Jul

The forgotten people of Pakistan

Two free health camps have been arranged by the Sarwar Foundation in Badami Bagh Lahore. Water borne diseases have become common as families can’t afford basic medicine. Over 700 patients were treated at the camps. Vice Chair Perveen Sarwar said: “It’s unbelievable that in the 21st century, women and children still suffer from water borne diseases. “Healthcare has never been a priority and it’s always the poorest who suffer. These are the forgotten people, who struggle every day with poor...