Amin Hayat Memorial Medical Centre
PAKKI THATTI, LAHORE
Summer 16th Apr to 15th Oct. All Week Days 07:30 hrs to 13:30 hrs On Friday 07:30 hrs to 12:00 hrs
Winter 16th Oct to 15th Apr. All Week Days 08:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs On Friday 08:00 hrs to 12:00 hrs
Evening Shift: All Week Days 14:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs
Amin Hayat Memorial Medical Center Pakki Thatti is the flagship center of Hamza Foundation with maximum number of staff. It was established in 1978. It houses the main pathology Lab and Main Drug store.
Amin Hayat Memorial Medical Center Pakki Thatti staffed with 55 personnel including Specialists, Consultants, Medical Officers / Woman Medical Officers & Para-medical staff.
In financial year 2015-1016, AHMMC Pakki Thatti managed by Hamza Foundation have provided medical services to 101,883 patients which is an increase of 6,950 patients or 6.5% as compared to year 2014-2015.
Another important milestone achieved by Hamza Foundation this year is that an evening shift has started at our AHMMC Pakki Thatti. Consultants of different specialties provide medical care at extremely subsidized fee. Also certain procedures are performed at the center.
Diabetes due to its complications is one of the major killer diseases in the world. Hamza Foundation is paying special attention towards this issue. Currently Pakistan has 7.1 million diabetic patients. Four centers i.e. Pakki Thatti, Ferozepur Road, Manawan and Kasur have dedicated Diabetes Center. The patients are registered, all investigations are done and required management is provided with quarterly follow up. Patients attend regular awareness sessions about diabetes & prevention of complications. Foot Care & Gym facility are also available. These clinics are staffed with Diabetes Physician, Dietitian, Health Educator, Foot Care Assistant etc. Diabetes Educator / Coordinator visits each center on monthly basis for the purpose of monitoring/ guidance.
This year around, there were:
Newly diagnosed/registered patients having diabetes 1412
Newly diagnosed/registered patients having hypertension 55
A total of 1467of newly diagnosed patients having diabetes / or hypertension were registered during year 2015-2016.
All patients are thoroughly investigated for fasting, postprandial sugar levels, HbA1c, fasting lipid profile, renal profile, liver function test, urine examination & micro albumin urea. Clinical examination include measuring blood pressure, body mass index, dental check-up, fundus examination by eye-specialist, foot examination and measuring ankle brachial index.
On the day of registration all patients are required to attend awareness session along with their families. Patients are provided information & guidance regarding control of blood sugar, blood pressure & cholesterol, role of healthy diet & improving physical activity. Dental surgeon, at the end of each session, educate the patients about improving dental hygiene, role of regular dental checkup & scaling for keeping diabetes in control.
A latest digital X-ray machine has been installed at AHMMC Pakki Thatti. This has improved the quality of resolution of x-ray films tremendously and helped in the early diagnosis of different diseases.
Number of X-rays done during year 2015-16: 3272
Ultrasound is currently investigation of choice because of being non-invasive. A latest Ultrasound Doppler has been installed at Amin Hayat Memorial Medical Centre, Pakki Thatti. At AHMMC Pakki Thatti this service is also provided in the evening shift as well.
Number of Ultrasounds done during year 2015-16: 3154
The Foundation has established a state of the art diagnostic laboratory equipped with hi-tech instruments like D-10 for HbA1C, AU 480 chemistry analyzer, immune-essay machine for special chemistry and sysmex-21 hematology analyzer. The central laboratory is situated at AHMMC, Pakki Thatti, Samanabad, Lahore providing coverage to all AHMMCs located at Lahore and Kasur. The Central Laboratory is open from 0730 to 2000 hours daily. The laboratory has played a vital role in providing services to patients in many fields.
Number of Lab Tests done during year 2015-16: 212,229
DIETARY ADVICE/FITNESS CENTER
An individualized attention is given to people having diabetes & / or hypertension. Similarly over weight patients are given advice regarding their diet which helps in controlling their weight in a healthy & scientific way. We have qualified Dietician and Health Educators at our AHMMC’s.
During the year 2015-16 about 4,262 patients of different categories visited dietitian for obtaining dietary advice.
This gym provides free services to registered diabetics, pre diabetics, over weight patients having hypertension and family history of diabetes. As per record during the year, 1,876 patients of different categories visited fitness center for obtaining advice as how to control their weight through physical activity.
In collaboration with Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust (LRBT), it is an Out Reach Program providing Eye Care to patients coming at Amin Hayat Memorial Medical Centers run by Hamza Foundation. Patients are seen by post graduate students (FCPS) of LRBT.
In year 2015-16 a total of 13965 patients are seen in relation with Eye diseases.
AHMMCs managed by Hamza foundation also offered dental clinics. Qualified dental surgeons examine the patients and do the required procedure needed by patient. In the year
2015-16 9083 patients have seen by Dental Doctors at our centers and 4595 dental procedures are performed. Most importantly, all the patients are screened for Hepatitis B and C before any dental examination. Prosthetic dentistry is also done at our centers.
A specialized foot clinic is available at AHMMC Pakki Thatti, where our staff has been trained from Baqai Hospital Karachi. Annual foot examination of diabetic patients consists of testing of foot sensation, vibration sense, pulses & reflexes.
Ankle Brachial Index is a reliable & scientific approach for early diagnose of peripheral vascular disease. These simple measures help in reducing the incidence of foot/lower limb amputation. During this year 1555 patients having diabetes were tested for ABI.
Medical Out Door
Amin Hayat Memorial Medical Center Pakki Thatti has both male and female Medical Officers. All the patients are screened in this department by experienced and qualified general physicians. The patients are sent to different departments based on their complaints after their provisional diagnosis and preliminary tests.
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In 2015, 10.4 million people fell ill with TB and 1.8 million died from the disease. Six countries account for 60% of the total, with India leading the count, followed by Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa.
Hamza Foundation is also paying a lot of attention to this disease and had setup TB Clinics at all our AHMMC’s.
The patients are screened via sputum for AFB, chest X-ray and clinical symptoms. Their record files are made once the diagnosis is confirmed.
The patients are given free treatment for the whole course of therapy i.e. 9 months.
In the 2015-2016 AHMMC Pakki Thatti has treated 1313 tuberculosis patients.