RAWALPINDI, OCT 03 (DNA) -Al-Shifa Trust has launched its hides collection campaign in twin cities of Rawalpindi/Islamabad.
The hospital is aimed at provide world class state of the art treatment to eye patients, irrespective of their ability to pay. During the last one year the hospital has provided eye treatment to over two Lac patients including complex surgeries free of cost.
Hospital’s annual fiscal budget this year is Rs 534 million; more than half of this is to be met from public donations and Zakat and the remaining revenue is generated from own sources.
The Trust has already established a Control Center in the hospital to entertain telephone calls from hide donors and a team of hospital staff will collect hides from homes on a phone call as well.
It may be recalled that the money collected from this campaign is spent on providing eye treatment to the poor and the destitute.=DNA