Islamabad, 6 February 2023 (TDI): The Maroof International Hospital in Islamabad was visited by a study group from the Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Medical Services Intensive Management Training Course.

The WAPDA Medical Directorate was holding a rigorous management training course for the doctors who would be promoted from PBS 17 to PBS 18.

Along with the Course Director, Dr. Shazia Rana, and the Course Facilitator, Dr. Nazir Ahmed Khan, the participating doctors visited Maroof International Hospital as part of their field trips.

Dr. Nazir Ahmed Khan is the Medical Superintendent (MS) of WAPDA Hospital, Rawalpindi. The study group was welcomed by Dr. Nabia Tariq, Head of the Gynae & OBS Department, Dr. Gulafshana Khan, Senior Consultant of Gynecology Maroof Int’l Hospital, and the Corporate team.


As the visit progressed, the participants received a thorough tour of the hospital, paying close attention to the in-patient rooms, molecular operating rooms, intensive care units, pediatric intensive care units, neonatal intensive care units, critical care units, and cath labs.

The visitors were very appreciative of the hospital’s evidence-based medical services. The hospital’s internal sterilization system, or CSSD (Central Sterile Supply Department), piqued the interest of the doctors.

The visiting doctors also wanted to know how the procedure could be replicated at other hospitals in the area.

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Dr. Mir Abdul Waheed, Medical Director and Head of the Accident & Emergency Department at Maroof International Hospital, provided a thorough explanation of the hospital’s founding.

He also shed light on the initiatives it has taken to guarantee the prompt availability of high-quality medical services in a single location.

It is pertinent to note that the participants asked many questions, and Dr. Mir and other senior doctors responded to them.

It is also noteworthy that Maroof International is one of the few hospitals in Pakistan where the Emergency Department is overseen by a foreign-trained emergency specialist is Maroof International.

Additionally, it is the only hospital in the area with a skilled trauma team. The hospital provides a dedicated Cardiac Emergency with round-the-clock diagnostic and intervention services, including primary angioplasty, available 24 hours a day.

The Course Director & Facilitator lauded Maroof International Hospital’s management as well as all other participants for providing this useful medical and administrative information so quickly.