Health & Safety

WHO delegation visits Alkhidmat Headquarters

Lahore, December 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):A delegation of the World Health Organisation led by the Country Head, Dr Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala paid a visit to Alkhidmat Headquarters in Lahore, Pakistan. The delegation was given a briefing on all the service areas of the Foundation in general and the healthcare projects in particular. It was told that Alkhidmat Foundation is serving the people across the country without any discrimination based on race, colour, and religion.

Speaking on the occasion, WHO’s Pakistan Country Head, Dr Palitha Ganarthana said that in a nation like Pakistan, it is highly valuable for a humanitarian organization to provide services to rural and remote areas and Alkhidmat Foundation is impacting lives through its incredible relief activities that are being carried out at the grass-root level. Dr Palitha applauded Alkhidmat’s endeavours aimed to provide much-needed relief to the people through a model that he said holds uniqueness in the non-profit sector. WHO’s Country Head further said that both Alkhidmat and WHO can join hands together to make a difference in the healthcare sector and work out strategies that could reinforce mutual cooperation.

The meeting was attended by Dr Jamshed Ahmed, Head, WHO Punjab, Dr Yahya, Maternal and Child Health Advisor, WHO, Dr Muhammad Mushtaq Mangat, Vice-President, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan, Prof. Dr Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Chairman, Alkhidmat Health Foundation, Prof. Dr Afzal, Senior Vice-Chairman, Prof. Dr Zaid Latif Secretary-General and Sufyan Ahmad, the Managing Director Alkhidmat Health Foundation. Moreover, the representative of the Prevention of Blindness Trust, Dr Intizar Hussain Butt, and the Director of Alkhidmat Maternal and Child Health Project, Prof. Dr Amitullah Zarrin were also present at the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan
711, Block J-2 Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42 35957260
Fax: +92-42 35957261