Welcome to the website of Munawwar Memorial Hospital in a rural underserved area, with emphasis on equitable women's healthcare and sustainability through local human resource development. Our mission statement is "health for all, regardless of patient's paying capacity". We have so far seen > 100,000 patients in the hospital free of charge, > 8000 cataract blind had free or very cheap surgery, > 60% of them females, > 200,000 School children screened within their schools, > 10,000 of them provided free transport to hospital, free check up and free glasses and > 500 schools screened. This has been possible through generosity of NGO’s, expatriate Pakistanis and local philanthropists.
In addition, MMH has trained 5000 school teachers in vision testing, 1000 primary health care workers, 11 optometrists, 2 hospital administrators, 3 ophthalmic technologists, and a community ophthalmologist. Our new initiative of BSc honors course in optometry in affiliation with the University of Health Sciences Lahore is in its second year and our work has been rewarded by one of the students securing third position in the university. Our quest for excellence continues. Please visit again to look for our future successes. Please remember us in your prayers to Allah SWT.
Dr Sajjad Haider
FRCS, FRCOphth, MSC