Al-Shifa Foundation of North America
Al-Shifa Foundation of North America
Email: info@afnausa.org

Projects

Al-Shifa Trust is a non – political, non-governmental, and not-for-profit organization involved in the delivery of high quality eye care services since 1991.

– Not for Profit Organization

– Running four eye hospitals at Rawalpindi, Sukkur, Kohat & Muzaffarabad

– Provided Specialized treatment to more than 500,000 successful surgeries.

– 70% patient are provided free treatment

– Wide spread community programme

Rawalpindi

– 250 bed modern eye hospital

– 40 highly qualified eye surgeons / disease specialists

– Treats about 1,200 patients daily

– 80-100 operations daily

– Retina and Paeds department accreditations with CPSP for training of specialists

Five disease specialist units (Retina, Paeds, Glaucoma, Cornea, Orbit, Low Vision)

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Kohat

– 100 bed modern eye hospital

– Provides services to NWFP and FATA and Afghanistan

– Widespread outreach program

Sukkur

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 sub-specialties like Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina and low vision also started functioning.

– 150 bed modern eye hospital

– 10 highly qualified eye surgeons

– Provides services to interior of Sindh, Baluchistan and South Punjab

– Widespread outreach program

Community program lunched at sukkur is very extensive and covers a large area from multan to Dera Bugti.

Muzaffarabad

This 100 bedded hospital 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. This is the only eye specialist hospital of its kind in whole of AJK.

Al-Shifa community health and outreach services

Al-Shifa center for community ophthalmology has so far set-up over 3000 screening and surgical camps all over Pakistan. About 30,000 patients have been successfully operated through this program. Under school eye health program, over 1.5 Million children have been screened for eye problems. Under the program of public eye health education, nearly 9000 voluntary workers have been trained in primary eye care.

Al-Shifa has also been regularly conducting surgical eye camps in different parts of Afghanistan. Over 25,000 patients have been treated and about 2000 operations carried out during these camps. Al-Shifa doctors are conducting complicated eye surgeries in Mauritius since 2010.