The dream of Late Jahandad Khan, has finally turned into reality. Today, with Muzaffarabad Eye Hospital being functional, Al-Shifa Trust has four state of the art eye hospitals in Pakistan and AJK. This hospital designed to be 200 bedded hospital and built at the cost of Rs. 300 million has the capacity to handle about 600 -1,000 patients and to undertake 60-80 surgeries daily.
Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital Sukkur is functioning since June 2000 and in the first phase, general Ophthalmology and outreach program was developed. In second phase subspecialties like Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina and low vision also started functioning. The hospital will cater for Southern Punjab, Sindh and adjoining areas of Baluchistan. Many of the modern eye-care facilities come to this area for the first time. Phacoemulsification, the most modern surgical techniques to treat cataract has been used for the first time. Dr. waqar Pathan, an accomplished eye surgeon is working here as Medical superintendent of this hospital. Community program lunched at sukkur
3rd Eye Hospital At Kohat in North West Frontier Province(NWFP) started functioning from Jan 2006. Built at the cost of Rs. 3 hundred million, this hospital serves the people of Kohat, adjoining underserved tribal areas and patients from neighboring Afghanistan. This hospital is also running outreach program far flung areas.
The trust complex is situated 35 kilometers from the capital Islamabad on the outskirts of Rawalpindi alongside the Grand Trunk Road.