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 Eminent Nephrologist
Prof. Ali Jaffer Naqvi passes away

KARACHI: Prof. Ali Jaffer Naqvi an eminent nephrologist, important leader of Pakistan Medical Association and founder of The Kindy Foundation passed away on April 26th 2022. Late Prof. Jaffer Naqvi was one of the founder fathers of Nephrology in Pakistan.

Prof. Ali Jaffer Naqvi

He went to UK and USA for higher training, served their for eleven years and returned to Pakistan and joined the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in 1970. At that time there were only two dialysis machines in the unit which he had brought with him from USA. He was an Executive Board Member of International Society of Nephrology besides being in charge of its South East Asia Region.

He established Kidney Center Karachi in 1985 and later started a 150-Bed Kidney Foundation Nephrology Hospital near Karachi University. He operated the Registry of Dialysis in Pakistan for over fourteen years. He trained numerous nephrologists and in recognition of his services, he was appointed Prof. Emeritus at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation. At the time of his death he was Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Society of Nephrology.

He was born in 1934 and died at the age of eighty eight years. He leaves behind a large number of friends, well wishers and family members to mourn his death. May Allah Pak rest the departed soul in Jannah? Aameen

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