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NEGLECTED? Not Any More

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“I always took my son as a normal child who suffered from severe weakness due to serious spiritual problems. Since I couldn’t afford to visit hospitals in city, the only choice I had was to take my son to holy shrines for prayers for his healthy life. ”—Bilal’s mother.  No one in the family had  [ Read More ]

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Hope for three years old, Zeeshan

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UM Healthcare Trust continues its efforts to treat the under-privileges in the best possible ways. We not only treat patients at the facility but also refer them to the specialists in the cities when required.   A three years old, Zeeshan was presented at UM Healthcare Hospital with sensitivity to light cloudy look of eyes  [ Read More ]

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Harsh reality on ground- Case Study

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“Poverty and ill-health are intertwined” –Adam Wagstaff For many of us, it is very difficult to imagine the day-by-day struggle of under-privileged community for the access to healthcare.  Traveling to city hospitals incurring expensive fare and paying fees for medical checkup, medical tests, and medicine for treatment brings more impoverishment to the people rather than  [ Read More ]

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Glimpse of year 2011

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We are pleased to share that year 2011 proved a significant year for UM Healthcare Trust as we continue to provide support to our mission for providing better healthcare to the poor and needy in best possible ways.  We are extremely appreciative to our team, funders, donors and volunteers for helping us in making it  [ Read More ]

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UM Trust at frontline for Sindh flood relief

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UM Healthcare Trust joins hands with Comprehensive Disaster Response Services (CDRS) and Shine Humanity, to provide immediate healthcare services and medicines to the flood victims of Sindh. In addition to the Trust’s regular clinic operations, our combined teams of doctors, paramedical staff and volunteers had dedicatedly set up four free medical camps till date in  [ Read More ]

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Google Gives Grant to UM Healthcare

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We are delighted to share that Google, world’s leading enterprise, provided direct funding to UM Healthcare Trust in support of its innovative rural healthcare activities in Pakistan.  This grant is part of the Google initiative in collaboration with Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to help in recovery of flood disaster that affected over 20 million people  [ Read More ]

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Clean Water through Mobile Water Filtration Plants

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During the flood crisis, UM Healthcare launched an innovative and highly successful, mobile water filtration system through which over 80,000 liters of water was distributed daily in the flood affected areas. The project lasted for over seven months in Noshehra and Charsadda districts providing relief to thousands of people. UM Healthcare in close collaboration with  [ Read More ]

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Telehealth partners with Singapore

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November 13, 2010   Telehealthcare Partnership with National University Hospital, Singapore UM Healthcare Hospital, during its flood relief program has received guidance from our academic partners within Pakistan as well as abroad. As part of UM Healthcare’s Telehealth program, we seek the advice of specialist doctors in US, UK and Pakistan for diagnoses and management of  [ Read More ]

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Telehealth Partners in the UK

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November 10, 2010    UM Healthcare Trust partners in Telemedicine with Swinfen Charitable Trust, UK.  The Swinfen Charitable Trust (www.swinfencharitabletrust.org) was set up by Lord and Lady Swinfen in 1998, with the aim of assisting poor, sick and disabled people in the developing world. The Trust’s policy is to do this by establishing telemedicine links between hospital-based  [ Read More ]

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Clean Water Distribution

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UM Healthcare Trust is continuing its relief efforts in Northern Pakistan as we move towards the rehabilitation phase. Since early Septemeber, 2010, we have also started supplying filtered and clean water to over 8,000 families in Nowshera Kalan (Nowshehra District of KPK province), Utmanzai and Tangi (Charsadda District of KPK province). We are currently successfully  [ Read More ]

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