LAHORE – With the cooperation of philanthropists, the province’s largest dialysis centre has been set up at Lahore General Hospital on Wednesday. The inauguration ceremony of upgraded dialysis center was attended by Dr. Sarfaraz Islam and her family members, Prof. Anjum Habib Vohra, Principal PGMI and LGH Dr Muhammad Hassan, MS LGH, Prof of Urology Dr Ahmed Salman Waris Dr Khalid Hussain, In-charge dialysis centre, doctors, nurses and attendants of the patients. The numbers of dialysis machines installed are 26 with the arrival of 10 new ones. Dr Sarfaraz Islam, a philanthropist lady has shared major financial chunk by donating Rs15 million for the establishment of this up gradation. Prof Anjam Habib Vohra in his address said that philanthropists and donors were the pride of our society. He said that those who love poor and destitute earn honor and laurel not only in their worldly life but also ensure their success in the life to come. He said that the donations were being spent in a very transparent way and all the expenses used for the patient’s wellbeing were strictly monitored at LGH. He further said that this was why members of Patient Welfare Society were happily and willingly involved in a number of welfare projects being completed at the hospital. Prof Ahmed Salman Waris and Dr Khalid Hussain said on this occasion that most of the kidney related problems were resulted by sugar, blood pressure and treatment by quakes. They said that people should always approach to qualified doctors and government hospitals for treatment. They said that dialysis of 1500 patients were being carried out every month free of cost at LGH. This process costs Rs1 cror annually which was going to be doubled with the installation of new machines. They said that new machines installed at LGH would provide more facilities to patients.This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 07-Mar-2013 here.