Mian Mohammad Mansha, Chairman Nishat Group, recently inaugurated a state of the art Intensive Care Unit at the Children’s Hospital & The Institute of Child Health in Lahore. The formal inauguration ceremony was conducted by Dr. Masood Sadiq, Dean Professor Children’s Hospital and featured Chief Guest Mian Mohammad Mansha, former Dean Professor Doctor Sajid Maqbool, Professor Doctor Shehryar Khan, members of faculty and other private sector donors.
The Mian Mansha Cardiac Surgery ICU was sponsored by Mr. Mansha and is equipped with 8 motorized beds and the latest medical equipment including an Echocardiography machine, ECMO Heart Lung Machine, Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and other technologically advanced equipment that will help in diagnosis and treatment of infants. The ICU has already commenced operations and is regularly accommodating pediatric patients for cardiac surgery and other medical procedures on a charitable basis.
This is a new state of the art Cardiac Surgery ICU in a new building of the Institution. The equipment for the previous 5 bedded Cardiac Surgery ICU in the Emergency medical services building was also donated by Mr. Mansha in 2004. In the last 10 years, over 3,000 cardiac surgeries have been performed on children of all ages there.
Mr. Mansha is a committed philanthropist and provides regular support to numerous Pakistani charities and social causes. In the past he has lent personal support to Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, Nawaz Sharif Kidney Hospital, Swat, Human Rights Society of Pakistan, Kidney Care Centre, The Citizens Foundation (TCF), Friends of Pakistan Institute of Cardiology Trust, Care Foundation and SOS Village among many others.
The Children’s Hospital is the world’s largest pediatric hospital with over 1,100 beds and 1,500 patients on a daily basis. The Hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services with full backup of diagnostic services at no cost to its patients. The Institute of Child Health provides post graduate training to doctors in multiple disciplines, encompasses the school of Nursing, the school of allied health science as well as conducting research projects.