AKUH Karachi Opens its 200th Lab Specimen Collection Unit in Rawalpindi

Aga Khan Clinical Laboratories have met a great achievement in recent days. As they have successfully established and opens its 200th Lab specimen collection unit at Rawalpindi.

Rawalpindi Aga Khan Laboratory Specimen Collection Centre

Aside from the facility of 192 collection centres across the country and with an addition support of interlinked labs internally they have been successful establishing a promising leap over all other competitors in the market. A state of the start lab specimen collection centre has been inaugurated in Rawalpindi city. The purpose of this new addition is to reduce the turnaround time of test results. All the tests collected at any of the centres across the Pakistan are readily returned with accurate results. All of these lab specimen centres are connected with the main lab at Karachi.

The event was held in Rawalpindi. The chief guest of the 200th specimen Aga Khan Lab unit launch was Dr. Nadeem Mustafa Khan who is Aga Khan's Regional CEO for Health Services in Asia.

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Journey to the 200th Lab specimen collection unit

We are happy to announce that today, on the Chancellor’s 76th birthday the Clinical Laboratories opened its 200th laboratory specimen collection Unit, at Rawalpindi. The first laboratory specimen collection unit was started at Hilal-e-Ahmer in Clifton in 1987, the 100th lab station was commissioned 18 years later at Safoora Goth (Karachi) and, the next 100 stations were added in seven years. The three tier lab system comprises the tertiary lab at Stadium Road, 12 Outreach Laboratories in eight cities of Pakistan and the 200 lab stations are located in 88 cities of Pakistan. The fourth tier of the lab system will be Regional Labs and, the first Regional Lab will be commissioned in Lahore in 2013. The Clinical Laboratories will generate 7.7 million tests and serve approximately 2.3 million patients in 2012, at the tertiary hospital and Outreach Services. The Department of Pathology and Microbiology staffed by 38 Pathologists, oversee the quality outcomes of the Clinical Laboratories. Patient Welfare is offered in 40 lab stations across Pakistan. The Clinical Laboratories makes a powerful contribution to the University's sustainability. We would like to acknowledge the contribution of the University leadership, Pathology and Microbiology Faculty, Lab Staff and all Support Services, in developing a laboratory system in Pakistan, which is reputed for providing world class test result. A message by Sohail Ally Balouch. Sr. Administrator, Clinical Laboratories

Contact details of Aga Khan Laboratory, Rawalpindi

Address: Shop No.8-9, Khurshid Palace Kashmir Road
Telephone: 5523432

List of other Aga Khan Labs across the country can be found over here.

Source: The News, The Tribune