Mayo Hospital – Lahore
Mayo Hospital is the oldest and largest hospital of Pakistan. ChildLife Foundation modernized its children’s Emergency Room and opened its doors to the children of Lahore and its adjoining areas on February 07, 2022.
As part of the modernization process, the ER’s capacity is now doubled to have 40 beds. Latest medical equipment and additional healthcare staff is also added to provide emergency care to children 24/7. The Mayo ER is ChildLife’s first project in the province of Punjab and will offer free-of-cost quality treatment to more than 150,000 children annually.
Updates & Stories
ChildLife has won the FPCCI Achievement Award in the category of Social Welfare and Healthcare services for its efforts towards reducing child mortality in Pakistan. President Dr. Arif Alvi presented the FPCCI Achievement Award to ChildLife CEO Dr. Ahson Rabbani […]
ChildLife Foundation has received a certification from the Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP). The PCP certificate is granted after evaluating an organization’s internal governance, program delivery and financial management. ChildLife has been awarded the certificate having successfully met the standards […]
ChildLife Foundation achieved another major milestone to ensure quality management systems. The patient-centric approach is the only benchmark of ChildLife Foundation for policy formulation & procedures that helps in maintaining the standards. ChildLife team strives every day for appropriate internal […]
Balochistan Chief Minister, Jam Kamal Khan inaugurated 50 bedded state- of-the-art Children Emergency Room on March 5th 2020, covering 11645 sq. feet with a capacity to treat 1,50,000 children annually.
President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi confers achievement award to Trustee, ChildLife Foundation, Mr. Arif Doni for “Outstanding Performance of ChildLife’s Paediatric Emergencies” at 7th – Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry Achievement Awards held on July 25, […]
ChildLife to establish Children’s ER at Civil Hospital, Quetta. Signing agreement in presence of Chief Minister, Balochistan, 24 June 2019.
Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy initiated the first of its kind certification in South Asia. The certification endorses transparency, accountability and good governance in the nonprofit sector of Pakistan. PCP involves the evaluation of nonprofit organization on standardized parameters of internal […]
ChildLife Foundation signs an MoU with the Government of Sindh for the expansion of the ER at National Institute of Child Health on May 23rd 2017.
With this expansion of approximately 2000 sq feet, the Neonatal ER will be separated from the Pedatric ER to improve quality of care. On this occasion ChildLife Foundation presented a plaque to the Secretary of Health Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho as […]
ChildLife – SINA 19th Clinic – Mr. Salim N. Mukaty and Mrs. Hamida S. Mukaty Centre located in Khairabad, Orangi Town, Karachi, was inaugurated on 25th May, 2017. The clinic is sponsored by Mukaty Family and is the first proper […]
“Not only the staff is performing their jobs but also providing a service to humanity” – Syed Murad Ali Shah Chief Minister Sindh praises ChildLife’s staff http://e.thenews.com.pk/5-31-2017/page20.asp
ChildLife got even more closer in achieving its mission to make Karachi a “Child-Safe ” city with the inauguration of its 3rd Emergency Room. Chief Minister Sindh formally inaugurated the ER and ensured full support from the government. He was […]
ChildLife Foundation’s biggest asset is the prayers of 1.5 MILLION MOTHERS – whose seriously ill children have been treated in its emergency rooms at government hospitals – free of cost. https://www.facebook.com/ChildLifeFoundation/videos/1053912238074523/
ChildLife Foundation on AAJ TV Special Ramazan transmission ChildLife Foundation's Mission: Help our future survive. To Donate: https://childlifefoundationamerica.networkforgood.com/projects/28061-save-a-child-every-day-with-your-zakat Posted by ChildLife Foundation on Monday, June 12, 2017
Karachi will soon be a “Child-Safe” city: Poor parents will have peace of mind regarding treatment of their seriously ill children. ChildLife Foundation inaugurates its 3rd and Pakistan’s largest Children’s Emergency Room in Korangi’s government hospital. https://www.facebook.com/ChildLifeFoundation/videos/1059973387468408/
Bushra Ansari on GEO interviews ChildLife about treating ONE million patients a year. How to prevent 1000 children (under 5 years) dying everyday in Pakistan?
6,184 children were treated in ChildLife Foundation’s Emergency Rooms during EID holidays. ALL OPDs at government hospitals were closed for 4 days. IMAGINE what would have been their fate if our dedicated staff was not present to provide life-saving treatment. […]
We celebrate our first anniversary at Sindh Government Hospital Korangi 5 with a promise to work towards saving every child’s life in our Emergency Rooms and give peace of mind to the parents. ChildLife’s Emergency Rooms are accessible within 30 […]
Mr. Yasir Billoo from Florida visited our Emergency Room at Korangi 5. He was much delighted looking at the processes and protocols in our ER. We welcome all our supporters to visit our Emergency rooms while they are visiting Pakistan […]
Samina gave birth to her third child in a clinic near her house and they welcomed a very cute little boy in their lives. To their surprise, the little one’s feet were twisted by birth. They rushed him to ChildLife […]
Mustafa was brought to the ChildLife ER in Korangi because there were no healthcare facilities near their residence in Lali Goth. He was diagnosed with Pneumonia and will remain at the ER until his chest X Ray shows an improvement in his condition.
Fazal did not cry when he was born. He is now 3 years old but does not talk at all. Parents got all the tests done but nothing has been diagnosed yet. He was bought to the ChildLife Foundation’s ER […]
Anila was 2.5 days old and was brought to the ChildLife emergency room with sepsis/ tetanus complain. After examination she was declared as critically ill by the doctor and was admitted in Neo-Nate resuscitation area for treatment and observation. She […]
Ms. Shazia Amjad- Executive Director of Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) appreciates ChildLife Foundation’s work
“An excellent initiative it gives hope that health as a sector can be par excellence in Pakistan. As a good practice it meets international standards and sets a high benchmark for the government facility where it is based”. Writes the […]
The ChildLife Foundation- SINA partnership inaugurated its 14th Primary Care Clinic. This clinic has been sponsored by the families of Dr. Nadeem Qureshi, and Dr. Altaf Memon and is located in Yousuf Goth 4k. Fahimuddin Qureshi, brother of Dr. Nadeem […]
Our doctors are treading the fine line between Life & Death of critically ill children with the passion to save lives. Jang Magazine covers ChildLife Foundation. Help us save more lives. read more
It is said; once you give birth to a child that is the day you realize there is someone in the world that you love more than yourself. Now imagine losing that someone due to the lack of proper healthcare […]
SINA’s Ittehad Clinic was established in 2009 in Ittehad Colony, Korangi 2.5. The clinic was initially built to cater to 15,000 patients annually, however, due to lack of good quality healthcare facility in the area, the patient load more than […]
Despite high under five mortality and over-crowded pediatric emergency rooms, there is no training available for Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Physicians in Pakistan. ChildLife Foundation operates three Pediatric ERs in government hospitals treating half a million children every year. Realizing […]
ChildLife – Sina’s 16th Clinic – IIL Centre was inaugurated on September 3, 2016, in Majeed Colony, Landhi, Karachi. The clinic is supported by Mr. Riyaz T. Chinoy of International Industries Limited and is expected to treat over 30,000 patients […]
ChildLife Foundation and SINA trust’s 15th Clinic, Anita Aziz Rakla Centre, was inaugurated on June 4, 2016. The clinic is located in Yousuf Sahab Goth, a few miles ahead of Gulshan-e-Maymar. The clinic is supported by Mr. Aziz Rakla and […]
Little Abid was brought to this clinic with a complaint of flu and fever. The youngest of three children and the apple of his family’s eye, he was diagnosed with viral infection and given appropriate medicines free of cost. The […]
“I pay Rs400 in transport to come to this ER,” says three-year-old Amin’s mother. As the mother of a three-year-old boy and a one-year-old girl, at 25, Shumaila is already familiar with the adversity that comes with childhood illnesses. “Last […]
“There are neither good doctors, nor good schools, in the interior,” says Raheela, who has just arrived from Dadu this morning. The young mother cradles her 3-month-old daughter and recounts how she fell ill, growing sicker with each passing day. […]
The first thing three-year-old Mohammed Hasan did after his breakfast, was run into the yard, grab the bottle of the energy drink he spotted there, and glug it down before anybody could stop him. The downside? The red liquid in […]
Amna gave birth to twin girls in a local gizri hospital. They were brought to The ChildLife Foundation’s Emergency Room with a complaint of poor respiration in the first day of their lives. These twins were very precious to the […]
Fazal did not cry when he was born. He is now 3 years old but does not talk at all. Parents got all the tests done but nothing has been diagnosed yet. He was bought to the ChildLife Foundation’s ER […]
Sheherbano was born prematurely as her mother suffers from hypertension and she was born at home. On her first day of life, she was brought to the ChildLife Foundation’s Emergency Room with a complaint of poor respiration. On examination, the […]
6 days old, baby of Samita was brought to the ChildLife Emergency Room with severe respiratory issues and fever from Mangopir, which is approximately 36 km away from the ER. Samita had already given birth to 2 children at home […]
14-month-old Humaira was running a high fever when she was brought to the ChildLife-SINA South Florida clinic in Machar Colony.
6 days old, baby of Samita was bought to the ChildLife Emergency Room with severe respiratory issues and fever from Mangopir, which is approximately 36 km away from the ER. Samita had already given birth to 2 children at home […]
The Austin Centre in Old Sabzi Mandi provides free-of-cost healthcare to this community and has treated over 30,000 patients since its inception. One of them is Samavia, a 9-month-old girl who came with a respiratory complaint. Her mother was worried […]
11-year-old Shahzad came to the South Florida Centre in Machar Colony clinic with a high fever and severe throat infection, caused by the changing weather and the unhygienic conditions in which he lives. Machar Colony, the location of the fishing […]
Nabila, a 9-years-old girl, was brought to the Qamar and Ibrahim Rashid Center in Mewashah with a high fever and a cough. The eldest of four siblings, she had been complaining of a sore throat for the past two days. […]
Little Abid was brought to Patel Clinic, North Nazimabad with a complaint of flu and fever.
7-year-old Ali Hasan was brought to the Hajra and Ahmed Umer Centre in Jumma Goth suffering from severe throat infection and high fever. His mother was happy with the treatment at this clinic and was glad to have it in […]
Habiba, a three-year-old girl, had not slept for the past 24 hours when she was brought to Raghib Foundation’s Shahnaz Memorial Centre in Saindad Goth. She was coughing chronically and complaining of an earache. The doctor diagnosed her with severe […]
Amna is a 35-years-old resident of Jaran Para and has 4 children. Her husband transports raw material using a donkey cart, for which he pays a monthly rent. Amna and her children get ill quite often due to their poor […]
During the heatwave of 2015, 10-month-old Imran Rehmat came to the NICH emergency room with his father and grandmother. He was having high fever and had been convulsed by fits and uncontrollable neck-twisting. Worried by his son’s condition, his father […]
ChildLife Foundation and NICH partnered with Memon Medical Institute Hospital (MMIH), a welfare hospital run by the charitable Memon community, so that patients requiring ventilators when one was not available at NICH could be transferred to MMIH and treated free […]
At its 13th Spring Retreat in New Brunswick, NJ, on March 25, 2016, the Dow Graduate Association of North America (DOGANA) honored ChildLife Foundation for its services at Civil Hospital, Karachi. Dr. Danish, President of DOGANA, presented a shield to […]
On Saturday, February 20, 2016, ChildLife and SINA inaugurated their second clinic of 2016 and 13th clinic to-date, the Musa Soorty Center in Moach Goth, Karachi. This clinic will not only provide quality healthcare to Moach Goth, but will also […]
We are pleased to announce the inauguration of SINA – ChildLife 12th clinic in Zareena Colony. Located in New Karachi Town, Zareena Colony has a population of about 100,000 people. A majority of the people are daily wage-earners – who […]
SINA – ChildLife inaugurated their 11th clinic in Yousuf Goth. Yousuf Goth is located in Bin Qasim Town, Karachi and has a population of approximately 315,000 people. The population includes several ethnic groups of which the Sindhi community form the […]
Pfizer Pakistan Limited has contributed generously to provide our staff with the trainings which will ensure that the care provided at these facilities are of the highest qualities and equip our staff with life saving techniques. For this purpose we […]
All the children are looked after carefully by doctors and staff alike,” said Naseem, another woman along with her day-old baby. “I don’t pay for anything and think my child is safe here.” Naseem is referring to the National Institute […]
ChildLife Foundation proudly shares its participation in second edition of the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Scientific Conference (ESEM 2015), which is being held December 6 – 10, 2015 the Capital of United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. This conference has […]
ChildLife Foundation is pleased to share that The Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) has generously donated for treatment of de-hydrated children in our Emergency Rooms. APPNA is an American physicians not for profit organization headquartered […]
ChildLife Foundation Participated in The Agha Khan Emergency Medical Conference. Reported by Daily DAWN (08 September, 2015) And Daily Tribune (18th September, 2015).
ChildLife Foundation participated in the Agha Khan Emergency Medical Conference. Reported by Daily DAWN (08 September, 2015) and Daily Tribune (18th September, 2015). 1. ChildLife Foundation participated in the Agha Khan Emergency Medical Conference (AEMC). The two-day AEMC was organized […]
Photography Exhibit, Dinner & Presentation At The Kamal Family Residence, 2827, Richmond Avenue, Fresno, CA93720. (29th August, 2015)
Photography Exhibit, Dinner & Presentation at The Kamal Family residence shall be held on 29 August 2015. All proceeds benefit the ChildLife Foundation, treating one child, every minute, free of cost in Pakistan.
Dr. Irfan Habib’s, Abstract Has Been Accepted For Soster Presentation At The First National Pediatric Critical Care Conference 2015. (11th August, 2015)
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Irfan Habib’s, head of clinical affairs at ChildLife, abstract has been accepted for poster presentation at the First National Pediatric Critical Care Conference 2015. The title of the abstract is “Profile of Critically […]
ChildLife Foundation is humbled to partner with YOCA on its Children Couture line YOCA BAMBINI. (15th July, 2015)
ChildLife Foundation is humbled to partner with YOCA on its Children Couture line YOCA BAMBINI. YOCA has extended its support by generously donating Rs.100/- of each sale to the cause of ChildLife Foundation. Yoca established in 2006, the design house […]
On 30th June 2015,Rotary club donated IVs to ChildLife Foundation as a result of our heat wave appeal.The incoming President Rtn Dr.Nezihe Shahid Hussain and Past President Rtn Shahzadi Mansoor along with a few members from Rotary Club of Karachi […]
The recent heat wave in Karachi saw temperatures soar to the late 40 degree Celsius. This resulted close to 1500 children being brought into our emergency wards at National Institute of Child Health and Civil Hospital Karachi. As a result […]
HBL supports ChildLife Foundation by providing us portal for our online donation services. It is also one of our banking partners. They have featured ChildLife in their newspaper Ramzan appeal as part of the select charitable organizations that they support.
ChildLife Foundation has partnered with Brac Pakistan To Work On Our Preventive Health Program (15th June 2015)
ChildLife Foundation has partnered with BRAC Pakistan to work on our Preventive Health Program. The first site of the program will be Shireen Jinnah Colony, catering to about 6000 households (Approximately 45,000 population). The program will address some of the […]
Students from the esteemed Aga Khan University’s MSc Health Policy & Management, Quality Management in Health Services class visited ChildLife Foundation’s NICH emergency room (ER). They observed how ChildLife has greatly improved the quality of services being provided at the […]
ChildLife Foundation and SINA Trust have inaugurated their tenth clinic together. This clinic is located in Saindad Goth near Super Highway. About 200,000 people live in this neighborhood, but there is no qualified MBBS doctor in this area. The catchment […]
ChildLife would be unable to save thousands of lives every month without our dedicated nursing team. In separate events at both our emergency rooms located at NICH and Civil Hospital, Karachi, ChildLife celebrated the hard work of our nurses. The […]
ChildLife Foundation was selected amongst over one hundred applicants for Engro Foundation’s prestigious I Am The Change award in the category of health. ChildLife has been recognized for its great work in providing destitute children of Pakistan with high-quality, free-of-cost […]
ChildLife Foundation is now partnered with International Development and Relief Fund (IDRF) in Canada so that our Canadian supporters can now make tax-exempt contributions. Our trustee Dr. Naseeruddin Mahmood was interviewed on popular Canadian radio show Arifa Muzaffar – Radio […]
ChildLife Foundation was honored to receive recognition for our work at Civil Hospital, Karachi (CHK). CHK Medical Superintendent Dr. Saeed Quraishy presented the award to ChildLife, and also asked our trustee Iqbal Adamjee to be chief guest at this prestigious […]
ChildLife Foundation and SINA Trust inaugurate a new clinic together in Jumma Goth, located in Korangi Town. The area is populated by local industry laborers and their families who live in shanty towns. They previously had no access to quality […]
Dr. Farooq Sattar visited ChildLife’s NICH emergency room. He was commended the efforts of the organization and NICH’s administration in working together in a public-private partnership to save countless lives every day
Dr. Sania Nishtar visited ChildLife’s NICH emergency room. She has served as a Federal Minister in Pakistan’s interim government in 2013, holding the portfolios of Education and Training, Science and Technology, Information Technology and Telcom, and Health. She has established […]
ChildLife’s Head of Clinical Affairs Visits Stanford University’s Children’s Hospital (December 2014)
Dr. Irfan Habib – Head of Clinical Affairs at ChildLife – visited Stanford University’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in October to observe how he can improve the quality of service being provided at ChildLife’s emergency rooms in Karachi. He is […]
We were honored the visit of Mr. Firoz Rasul, President of Aga Khan University Hospital at our Momin Adamjee clinic in Shirin Jinnah Colony and our emergency room at NICH on 10th November,2014
Dr. Naseeruddin Mahmood– Managing Trustee of Child Life Foundation, receiving acknowledgement memento from Hussain Dawood, Chairman Engro Corporation Engro Corporation is one of the largest corporations in Pakistan with interests in manufacture of fertilizers, foods, chemical storage & handling, trading, […]
During the summer of 2013, Stanford Emergency Medicine International (SEMI) collaborated with CLF to carry out a research project. The research focuses on capacity building in pediatric emergency rooms at public hospitals in Karachi. The first phase of this research […]
The largest pediatric emergency room in Pakistan started functioning last week at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) in Karachi. The capacity has been increased from 28 beds to 55 beds in this state-of-the-art example of the successful public-private […]
Aga Khan University Hospital recently held a two-days-long Emergency Medicine Conference in March from 15-16, 2013. CLF was invited on March 16, to one of the lectures. CLF also got the opportunity to put up an information booth for the […]
On March 01, 2013, the renowned global (Brussels-based organization), MEDICINS SANS FRONTIERES (Doctors without borders) signed an MOU with ChildLife Foundation to set up a measles isolation unit at the Triage centre of the Children Emergency room at the Civil […]
Ms. Zeba Maniya, who is the focal person of ChildLife Foundation in Austin Texas, visited CLF’s clinic at Sabzi Mandi. CLF team gave her a tour of the Mano Goth, the katchi abaadi (slum area) where the clinic is located. […]
CLF organized a seminar on “Pediatric Emergency Care in the Developing World” on Friday at Aga Khan University Hospital. During the seminar it was shared that more than 100,000 less privileged children in Karachi have been provided with high quality […]
The National Institute of Child Health is the second largest public sector hospital for children in Pakistan. It serves almost a thousand children every day and deals with almost all types of pediatric diseases and emergencies. The Emergency Room of […]
The first outpatient clinic of CLF in Karachi started off in the old Sabzi Mandi area off Jail Road. At the premises, CLF shall start providing Urgent Care Services in the near future. CLF has an important strategic partnership with […]