Indus Medical College Hospital, Tando Mohammad Khan


Indus Medical College Hospital,
Tando Mohammad Khan

Tando Mohammad Khan: The 500-Bed Indus Medical College Hospital is the teaching hospital affiliated with Indus Medical College established by Prof. Jan Mohammad Memon former Vice Chancellor of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences and his colleagues. This healthcare facility located in interior of Sindh is a tertiary care state of the art hospital providing quality patient care, education, training and sharing the research on various diseases. The institution is run and managed by a Board of Directors headed by Prof. Jan Muhammad Memon himself. The College has been permitted by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council to enroll one hundred students every year.

The college has managed to acquire the services of highly qualified and well trained specialists in different disciplines of Medicne to be part of the teaching faculty. It has a beautifully designed purpose built campus and hospital which is equipped with a CT scanner, microsurgical facilities, ensures interactive teaching. All the lecture halls are fully air-conditioned with each having a seating capacity of one hundred fifty students. These lecture halls are equipped with multimedia projection E-podium and Wifi to ensure better delivery of audio visual facilities during the lecture. Echo proof rooms provide an ideal environment for lectures and discussion.

A view of the Indus Medical College Hospital Campus.

Indus Medical College also has a fully air-conditioned library with a capacity to accommodate more than one hundred fifty students. It has a rich treasure of books, journals and other medical literature in both print and electronic format. It is equipped with Hi-Tech computers and internet facilities so that the students can drive maximum benefit from the available online resources.

It also has a Skills Lab where students can learn various procedures like drawing blood and placing NG tube besides other hands-on procedures on mannequins to ensure that the students master the skills required in clinical practice before they touch the patients. It has separate common rooms for boys and girls each furnished with comfortable sitting arrangements. Mortuary and an animal house has also been provided within the premises for the purpose of providing facility for dissection which is considered an integral part of anatomy and experiments on animals for teaching and research purposes. The hospital has self sufficient diagnostic facilities including digitalized and computerized X-Ray services. The Department of Medical Education is an important component of Indus Medical College which keeps on organizing workshops for faculty development, curriculum designing and review, team based learning, preparing MCQs, selecting research topics, communication skills, problem based learning and constantly keeps on updating the curriculum keeping in view the evidence based modern practices.

In basic sciences, the departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology are well staffed while on the clinical side the departments of Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Otorhinolaryngology, Radiology and Radio Scanning, have all the requisite teaching and training facilities. The internationally calibrated pathology laboratory system works round the clock. Emergency service with the ambulance has also been provided for the transportation of serious patents. The hospital has Intensive Care Unit, Acute Cardiac set up equipped with ventilators and monitoring facilities. For poor and needy patients visiting the hospital a Welfare System is in place to provide them free or subsidized medical services which can be availed by all non-affording deserving patients. The hospital campus also has facilities of hostel and a residential block. Establishment of medical colleges in rural areas needs to be commended because they not only provide the much needed primary healthcare and tertiary care facilities but also plays a vital role in the overall development of the area.

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