Lend a helping hand – Donate to the Patients' Aid Foundation

Published: May 20, 2019

Ramadan is not only the perfect time for reflection and gratitude, but also a great opportunity to give back and help the less fortunate.  This Ramadan, make a difference by donating to the Patients’ Aid Foundation, where humanity meets healthcare.

Over the last 28 years, this non-profit foundation based in Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), Karachi has been successfully providing free quality healthcare to the most deserving patients’ who visit the hospital. They have done this through investment in medical facilities and infrastructure that has helped raise the standard of care across the hospital. With the support of its donors, Patients’ Aid Foundation assists over 14 departments at JPMC including Radiology, Cyber-Knife, PET CT, Blood Bank, Medical ICU, Nephrology, Chest Ward, Ophthalmology, and Clinical Pathology.


The Patients’ Aid Foundation has helped establish and operate a Cyber-Knife Robotic Radiosurgery System making JPMC  the only hospital in the world that is offering this treatment free of cost. This Robotic Radiosurgery is used for the treatment of brain tumours and cancerous and non-cancerous tumours in the body, including the prostate, lung, brain, spine, head and pancreas.


The Patients’ Aid Foundation is now focusing its efforts on even more ambitious projects. Their upcoming projects include Cyber-Knife 2, a new 600 bedded OPD and Surgical Complex and a world-class comprehensive cancer research & treatment facility ‘The Jinnah Institute of Cancer & Research’ (JIC & R). Their Cyber-Knife 2 that will be implemented post-Ramadan is capable of carrying out a larger number of procedures

The foundation aspires to expand its outreach and collect maximum zakat and donations in order to continue to provide free of cost, quality treatment to the maximum patients at JPMC.

This Ramadan your one good deed can save many lives. Join hands with the Patients’ Aid Foundation and help heal humanity. Log on here to play your part in changing the lives of those in great need by sending your Zakat to the Patients’ Aid Foundation.

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