Ramadan and Diabetes

One-Day Symposium on “Ramadan and Diabetes” The Medical Professional Education Department (MPED), Northwest General Hospital & Research Center (NWGH & RC) organized a Symposium focusing on the crucial intersection of “Ramadan and Diabetes” on February 27, 2024. The event, held at the hospital premises, aimed to shed light on the management of diabetes during the […]

Advancing Medical Education: Successful Completion of ACLS Workshops at NWGH & RC

The Medical Professional Education Department (MPED), Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre (NWGH & RC) demonstrated its commitment to advancing medical education and enhancing patient care by organizing a series of American Heart Association (AHA) certified Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) workshops. Held from February 13 to February 15, 2024, the workshops, collectively referred to […]

Empowering Medical Professionals: Successful Completion of BLS Workshop at NWGH & RC

In a proactive move to equip medical professionals with essential life-saving skills, the Medical Professional Education Department (MPED) at Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre (NWGH & RC) organized a 2nd Batch of an American Heart Association (AHA) certified Basic Life Support (BLS) workshop on February 12, 2024 for Post Graduate Trainees (PGTs), Senior Residents […]

Empowering Women: Celebrating International Women’s Day at Northwest General Hospital

The International Women’s Day event was celebrated at Northwest General Hospital today, March 8, 2024. Remarkable women, including Dr. Shandana Khan, Consultant Radiologist at NWGH, highlighted workplace safety. Dr. Zara Mohammad, Consultant Family Physician, and Ms. Quratulain, Senior Manager Quality & Patient Safety, NWGH also shared their valuable insights, contributing to a diverse and empowering […]

NWGH Partners with SRSP to Bring Healthcare to North Waziristan

Northwest General Hospital (NWGH) took a significant step towards community well-being by signing an MoU with Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP). The MoU, effective from February 1st, 2024, to September 30th, 2024, establishes a Sehat Umeed Project in North Waziristan. Under this initiative, NWGH, represented by CEO, NWGH, Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, commits to providing […]

Embracing Nutrition Beyond the Plate: Celebrating March Nutrition Month at NWGH

The Nutrition Department celebrated March Nutrition Month at Northwest General Hospital in collaboration with different pharmaceutical companies. The goal was to raise awareness about the importance of nutrition at every stage of life. This year’s theme, “Beyond the Table,” emphasised nutrition beyond what’s on our plates. Mindful eating involved expressing gratitude for food, slowing down, […]

Promoting Kidney Health: World Kidney Day Celebration at NWGH

Northwest General Hospital (NWGH) commemorated World Kidney Day with an awareness walk and a seminar on kidney health on March 14, 2024. Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman, Consultant Urologist, emphasised the significance of regular medication for hypertension patients to safeguard kidney health. He advised diabetes patients to seek treatment from endocrinologists for proper care. Furthermore, he […]

Empowering Tomorrow’s Medical Leaders: Symposium at NWGH

On February 28, 2024, the Medical Professional Education Department (MPED) at Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre (NWGH) hosted an enriching interactive symposium exclusively for Postgraduate Trainees (PGTs) and House Officers. This event centred on advancing their knowledge and professional growth through the guidance of renowned medical experts. The esteemed speakers lineup included: * Professor […]

NWGH partners LRH-MTI for ACLS training.

On March 28, 2024, Northwest General Hospital represented by Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, CEO, entered into a collaborative MOU with LRH-MTI for Advanced Cardiac Life Support training. Northwest has committed to sending trainees, while LRH-MTI will facilitate training and issue certificates. As per the MOU, a joint committee comprising LRH-MTI’s HR Director and NWGH’s HR […]

Comprehensive Obesity Awareness Campaign at NWGH

The Obesity Awareness Campaign held on March 5th, 2024, at Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre (NWGH), was a comprehensive event dedicated to educating attendees about the causes, risks, and treatment options associated with obesity. Prof. Dr Arshad Hussain, a renowned Endocrinologist and Diabetologist was a keynote speaker, along with a panel of esteemed experts […]

Success at Advanced Joint Head and Neck Fellowship Graduation Ceremony

The Advanced Joint Head and Neck Fellowship graduation ceremony, held on January 4, 2024, was a success, showcasing the collaborative efforts of Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre and Rehman Medical Institute (Official). The event began with a warm welcome, followed by addresses from Prof. Dr. Tariq Khan, Chairman, AHL, Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, CEO, […]

NWGH-II’s Free OPD Medical Camp

NWGH-II’s Free OPD Medical Camp on January 9th, 2024, saw significant engagement across various medical specialities, reinforcing the commitment to community well-being. The camp provided complimentary services in General Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Paediatrics, Urology, Psychiatry, and Plastic Surgery. A total of 500 individuals availed themselves of free […]

NWGH’s Exceptional Expertise in Managing Complex Post-operative Complications for Mohammad Salam

Northwest General Hospital (NWGH) has demonstrated unparalleled dedication and expertise in the exceptional care provided to Mohammad Salam, a patient with complex post-operative complications. Originally operated elsewhere for a brain tumour, Salam faced challenges including wound dehiscence, infection, ventriculitis, VP shunt malfunction, and hyponatremia. Dissatisfied with the previous hospital’s care, Salam’s family turned to NWGH, […]

AHA Certified ACLS Workshop at Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre

AHA Certified ACLS Workshop at Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre The Medical Professional Education Department, Northwest General Hospital in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA) Pakistan, has arranged an AHA-certified Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) workshop on the 16th of January 2024, at Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre. ACLS covered. Basic life […]

AHA-Certified Basic Life Support Workshop Enhances Medical Professionals’ Skills at NWGH

The Medical Professional Education Department, Northwest General Hospital (NWGH) in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA) Pakistan, has arranged an AHA-certified Basic Life Support (BLS) workshop on January 17, 2024, for consultants and postgraduate trainees, at Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre. The workshop covered the following key aspects of BLS: • High-quality CPR […]

KP Police and NWGH Forge Partnership through MOU

On January 30, 2024, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police and Northwest General Hospital came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This MOU reflects a deep commitment to honour the sacrifices and services rendered by the KP Police force, especially in the face of formidable challenges posed by wars and terrorism. The MOU outlines substantial […]

World Epilepsy Day

On February 12th, an insightful event dedicated to World Epilepsy Day took place at the auditorium, NWGH. Dr. Haroon Khan, Consultant Neurologist, NWGH, and Dr. Muhammad Athar Khalily, Consultant Paediatric Neurology, NWGH, graced the occasion as esteemed guest speakers. Attendees united to raise awareness and support for epilepsy, emphasising understanding and solidarity.

Symposium Highlights Paradigm Shift in Diabetes Management with Trelagliptin

The Medical Professional Education Department (MPED), Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre hosted a symposium on January 29, 2024, centred around the theme of “Changing the Pattern of Managing Diabetes with Once Weekly Trelagliptin.” This one-day event brought together leading experts, healthcare professionals, and researchers to explore the latest advancements in diabetes management, with a […]

First gasps to gentle breezes

The New Innovative hands-on workshop “First gasps to gentle breezes” conducted on 14th Feb 2024, was based on the combination of NRP, non-invasive and invasive ventilation as evidenced by the title of the workshop. The registration seats were only 40, but participants exceeded more than 65 which was slightly difficult to cater but it was […]

AHL Signs Crucial MoUs with Humanitas University, Italy

On February 22, 2024, Alliance Healthcare Private Limited (AHL) hosted a pivotal event, marking the signing of a crucial MoUs between Humanitas University and Research Hospital Italy and AHL. The ceremony involved the signing of ten important MoUs including MoUs for the Student Exchange Programme, Fast Track Master Programme, Faculty Exchange Programme, Resident Exchange and […]

Appointment of Prof. Franco Servadei: AHL Welcomes International Visiting Faculty at NWSM

On February 22, 2024, Alliance Healthcare Private Limited (AHL) hosted an event, marking the appointment of Prof. Franco Servadei as an international visiting faculty as Professor of Neurosurgery at Northwest School of Medicine (NWSM). The ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran and national anthems. The faculty gown was bestowed upon Prof. Servadei, […]

Spotlight on Neurotrauma Awareness

Alliance Healthcare Private Limited hosted the first WFNS Global Neurosurgery conference, focusing on Neurotrauma Awareness. Distinguished speakers, including Prof. Tariq Khan, Prof. Hamishi Shani, Prof. Gail Rosseau, and Prof. Franco Servadei, emphasised the importance of preventing neurotrauma. The event also featured insights from a neurotrauma patient stressing the significance of raising awareness. Prof. Tariq Khan, […]

Insightful Roundtable Meeting on Decolonisation of Neurosurgery at NWSM

The roundtable meeting on the decolonisation of neurosurgery was an insightful gathering that took place on the 23rd of February, 2024 at the Principal Secretariat, Northwest School of Medicine (NWSM). Moderated by Franco Servadei, Graham Fieggen, and Gail Rosseau, the event commenced with Ernest Barthelemy defining decolonisation. Beverly Cheserem then shed light on the colonial […]

Highlights from the Global Neuro-Nursing Course at NWSM

The Global Neuro-Nursing Course, held on February 23, 2024, at Northwest School of Medicine (NWSM), featured distinguished speakers who provided valuable insights into neuro-nursing. Among the speakers were Jenny Sacree, Clinical Nurse Leader, Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar, Alvina Amin, Nurse Manager, Surgical and Psychiatry Nursing, The Aga Khan University Hospital, M. Shahzad Shamim, Professor of […]

Insights from the Neuromonitoring in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Course

The Neuromonitoring in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury course held on the 23rd of February, 2024 was an enlightening event led by distinguished course director, Dr. Kashif Sultan and keynote speakers including Prof. Naveed Ashraf and Prof. Randall Chesnut and Prof. Robert J. Dempsey, international faculty members who delivered insightful lectures on the topic. The facilitators […]

Spinal Neurorehabilitation Workshop

The Spinal Neurorehabilitation Workshop held on February 25th at Northwest was a collaborative effort supported by the Gisela Hagemann Foundation. Renowned speakers, including Maximillian Mehdorn, Shehzad Shamim, Sabahat Asim Wasti, Florian Roser, Ellen Merete Hagen and Humberto A. Cerrel Bazo, addressed a diverse audience comprising physical therapists, physicians, neurosurgeons, and rehabilitation personnel. Syed Muhammad Ilyas […]

Dr. Athar Khalily’s Insights at the 15th Paediatric Neurology Conference

Dr. Athar Khalily, Consultant in Paediatric Neurology, showcased groundbreaking insights at the 15th Paediatric Neurology Conference in Quetta. His presentation delved into the intricate realm of Neuropathies in children, aligning with the conference theme, “Exploring New Horizons: Basics to Genomics.” The event, organised by the Paediatric Neurology Group of the Pakistan Paediatric Association, facilitated a […]

International Seminar on Spina Bifida Prevention and Folate Fortification

On February 23, 2024, Alliance Healthcare Private Limited (AHL) organised an international seminar at the AHL auditorium, focusing on public awareness about the prevention of Spina Bifida and Folate Fortification. The event commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran and the national anthem, followed by national and international speakers highlighting the significance of fortifying […]

Highlights from the WFNS Global Neurosurgery Conference 2024 in Peshawar, Pakistan

The inaugural WFNS Global Neurosurgery Conference successfully unfolded at Serena Hotel, Peshawar, Pakistan, from February 24th to 25th, 2024. Chaired by Tariq Khan, Chairman AHL and co-chaired by Kee B. Park, the event, graced by the Honourary President, Prof. Franco Servadei, showcased discussions on diverse neurosurgical topics. Distinguished speakers, including Prof. Tariq Khan, Prof. Hamishi […]

Abnormalities of Sexual Development

Dr. Obaidullah, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, NWGH addresses the intricate nature of gender development in newborns and the distress it causes for parents due to the scarcity of specialised centres. Northwest General Hospital/Northwest School of Medicine Peshawar stands as one such vital institution catering to this concern. A team of specialists, not only from NWGH […]

World Radiography Day Celebration at Northwest General Hospital (NWGH)

Northwest General Hospital (NWGH) observed World Radiography Day on November 8, 2023, paying homage to the discovery of X-rays and honouring the dedication of radiologists, radiographers and the supporting staff. The day was made colourful by the commendable efforts of numerous residents of the radiology department who orchestrated the day’s proceedings. Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, […]

Career Counseling Session with Dr. Omar Taimoor Atiq at NWGH

On November 17th, an enlightening career counselling session with Dr. Omar Taimoor Atiq, President of the American College of Physicians, brought together Post Graduate Trainees, House Officers, and final year students at the 4th floor auditorium, NWGH. The event was organised by Dr. Almas Fasih Khattak, Director of the Department of Excellence, Research & International […]

Fire Fighting Training session for NWGH staff in collaboration with Rescue 1122

The Fire Fighting Training session for NWGH staff in close collaboration with Rescue 1122 was successfully conducted on November 21, 2023, at Auditorium, 4th Floor NWGH. The training aimed to enhance awareness, preparedness, and response capabilities, covering topics such as fire prevention, proper use of fire extinguishers, evacuation procedures, and emergency communication protocols. The active […]

NBP Staff College Peshawar Hosts Insightful Mental Health Session for NBP Bankers

NBP Staff College Peshawar successfully conducted an insightful session on Mental Health for NBP Bankers on Thursday, 23rd November. Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan, Consultant Psychiatrist from NWGH, served as the key speaker, providing valuable insights into mental health awareness. The event, aimed at fostering a deeper understanding of mental well-being, was well-received by participants.

University of Haripur’s Study Visit to NWGH for BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics Students

University of Haripur organised a study visit for BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics four-semester students on the 21st of November, 2023 to NWGH. Supervised by Dr. Ijaz, Assistant Professor, the students received presentations and practical demonstrations from the nutrition department, NWGH led by Ms. Saba Tanveer and Mr. Zeeshan Ahmed, Clinical Nutritionists, NWGH. The focus […]

IFC conducts thorough environmental and safety assessment

International Finance Corporation (IFC) conducted a thorough environment and safety site supervision visit to Alliance Healthcare Limited on November 22-23, 2023. The inspection encompassed various critical aspects, including hospital areas, construction sites, waste management, power generation, and the general safety and environmental ethos. During the visit, AHL actively engaged with the IFC team, showcasing their […]

Chairman Tariq Khan Hashim Joins National Healthcare Task Force

We take immense pride while announcing that Chairman Alliance Healthcare, Prof. Dr. Tariq Khan Hashim has been notified as a member on the National Task Force For Medical Education and Patient Care/Rights. His expertise will undoubtedly contribute significantly to advancing healthcare standards within the country.

Workshop on Communicate to Collaborate

As part of the continuation of our academic training and capacity building, MPED at NWGH & RC organized a one-day workshop named “Communicate to Collaborate” on the 28th of November 2023. The workshop’s goal was to enhance the communication skills of young doctors and promote effective collaboration in a healthcare setting. Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Owais, […]

Expressions of Gratitude and Memorable Moments at AHL Night, November 29, 2023

A sincere expression of gratitude to all AHL employees for making the night of November 29, 2023, truly unforgettable at Emaar Marquee, Ring Road, Peshawar. The evening was marked by a warm welcome address from AHL Chairman, Prof. Dr. Tariq Khan Hashim, emphasising the importance of every individual within the AHL family. CEO NWGH, Dr. […]

18th World Congress in Cape Town

In the realm of neurosurgery, Prof Tariq Khan stands as an iconic figure, tirelessly leading advocacy initiatives to enhance neurosurgical care on a global scale. His influence reverberates far beyond borders, and his recent endeavors mark significant milestones in the field. A standout achievement in Prof Tariq Khan’s illustrious career is the formulation of the […]

World HIV Day Celebration

North West General Hospital and Research Center (NWGH & RC) in collaboration with the SOGP Peshawar chapter celebrated World HIV Day in an active interactive session. The topic was discussed from various perspectives by gynaecologists, paediatricians, physicians, psychologists and public health speakers. 1. HIV in pregnancy: International Perspective. 2. National burden of HIV. 3. Prevention […]

Ambassador for ICHAMS by Northwest School of Medicine

On behalf of Northwest School of Medicine, we are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Mr Mustafa Qazi on his remarkable achievement of being selected as the only Pakistani medical student to become Ambassador of the International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students (ICHAMS) organised by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. This […]

IFC Regional Vice President Visits AHL Sites for Comprehensive Inspection and Engagement

On Saturday, December 16th, 2023, the Regional Vice President of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Ms. Hela Cheikh Rouhou, conducted a visit to AHL sites in Peshawar. This visit was part of the IFC’s initiative to personally inspect all the sites across the country where the corporation has made investments, including AHL, where an investment […]

Annual Gala Dinner Night At NWGH

Highlights of the annual Gala Dinner night that was truly unforgettable for all those who joined. The evening was marked by a warm welcome address from AHL Chairman, Prof. Dr. Tariq Khan Hashim, emphasising the importance of every individual within the AHL family. CEO NWGH, Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, added a touch of heartfelt closure […]

Expression of Interest: Kitchen & Cafeteria Services

Northwest General Hospital (NWGH) and Research Centre is a 600+ Bed, State-of-the-Art Tertiary Care Hospital, Medical college, Teaching Institute and Research Centre, catering to the healthcare needs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and rest of Pakistan, as well as Afghanistan and neighboring countries. NWGH is seeking expressions of Interest from experienced food retail operators who can demonstrate […]

Chairman AHL Expresses Gratitude to Staff for Successful Annual Gala Dinner

Chairman AHL, Dr. Tariq Khan Hashim extended his heartfelt appreciation to the dedicated staff members and organisers whose tireless efforts ensured the success of the AHL annual gala dinner. He commended their exemplary hard work, acknowledging their pivotal role in orchestrating a memorable event. In recognition of their commitment, the Chairman presented certificates, underscoring the […]

Christmas Festivities Unite NWGH Community

In a spirit of interfaith harmony, our Christian colleagues joined in the joyous festivities of Christmas at NWGH. The event featured a delightful cake-cutting ceremony, enchanting tree decoration, and more. Honoured to have NWGH CEO, Dr Zia Ur Rehman, among us. His address inspired unity and goodwill, emphasising the hospital’s commitment to inclusivity. Together, we […]

Insulin Initiation Goal & How to Titrate

Symposium on “Expert Insight: Insulin Initiation Goal & How to Titrate” The Medical Professional Education Department, Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre hosted a symposium titled “Expert Insight: Insulin Initiation Goal & How to Titrate,” on Tuesday 26th December 2023 that brought together healthcare professionals, experts, and researchers to discuss crucial aspects of insulin initiation […]

A Holistic Healthcare Initiative for Community Well-being

NWGH II’s Free Medical Camp on January 2, 2024, proved to be a resounding success. The camp offered complimentary OPD services across various specialties, encompassing General Medicine, Orthopaedics, Gynaecology, and more. In addition to the medical consultations, attendees were provided with complimentary health tests, and ultrasounds/X-rays were available at half the regular price. A total […]

Northwest General Hospital’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event at University of Haripur

On October 24, 2023, Northwest General Hospital conducted an educational event at the University of Haripur to raise awareness about breast cancer. The session was led by the radiology team from NWGH, including Dr. Sana Iqbal, Dr. Fariha Afzal, Consultant Radiologists and Dr. Anam, SR Radiology. The event focused on the importance of self-examination and […]

Free Breast Clinic and Education Event by NWGH in Peshawar

On the 26th of October, 2023, a free breast clinic was held at the Rukhsana Mother and Childcare Trust Hospital in Mathra, Peshawar by NWGH. The clinic was led by Dr. Tarbia Hamid, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon, NWGH, along with Dr. Shandana, Consultant Radiologist, NWGH. The clinic also included the contributions of Post Graduate […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar, 30th October, 2023

A session on breast cancer awareness was held at Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar on the 30th of October, 2023. Headed by Dr. Tarbia Hamid, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon, and Dr. Zara Mohammad, Consultant Family Medicine at NWGH, the event focused on promoting education, enhancing awareness on self-examination, and stressing the importance of early […]

One-day workshop on writing synopsis

“One-day workshop on writing synopsis” on the 19th of October, 2023. As part of the continuation of our academic training and capacity building, MPED at NWGH & RC organised the session. The workshop’s goal was to teach participants efficient methods for creating meaningful and succinct summaries. A senior clinical research associate with extensive experience, Shafqat […]

The Global Observance of World Food Day 2023

The global observance of World Food Day spanning 150 nations took place during the month of October with the fundamental aim of spotlighting the plight of communities and individuals lacking proper access to safe, nutritious food. This year, the Human Nutrition Department commemorated World Food Day under the theme “Water is Food, Water is Life […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Rural Health Centre, Patwar Bala, Peshawar

An enlightening Breast Cancer Awareness session was organised by Northwest General Hospital at the Rural Health Centre (RHC) in Patwar Bala, Peshawar, on November 2nd, 2023. The event served as an informative platform to raise awareness and provide insights into the prevention, detection, and management of breast cancer, catering to the local community’s healthcare needs. […]

Acknowledging the Success of the McKenzie Method Workshop at Northwest General Hospital

Northwest General Hospital expresses profound gratitude to all those who contributed to the success of the recent “McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy” workshop held on October 28th and 29th. The event gathered 30 participants eager to delve into the transformative world of the McKenzie Method under the expert guidance of Dr. Abdul Ghafoor […]

Global First Aid Day

Every year, on the 9th of September, we join the global community in observing First Aid Day. This special day serves as a reminder of the role first aid plays in reducing injury and preventing fatalities. Northwest General Hospital is dedicated to spreading awareness about the critical importance of first aid throughout the year. Our […]

World Physical Therapy Day

Northwest General Hospital & Northwest Institute of Health Sciences in collaboration with Edhi Home, commemorated World Physical Therapy Day on September 8th, 2023. The event aimed at raising awareness about the benefits of this practice, promoting a healthier lifestyle, and fostering a sense of community support. The event initiated with an awareness walk led by […]

Stool/Faeces Examination Workshop organised by Northwest General Hospital’s Pathology Department

The Stool/Faeces Examination Workshop organised by Northwest General Hospital’s Pathology Department, with Dr. Muhammad Ilyas as the speaker, had a significant impact on laboratory technologists. This one-day event offered valuable insights into pathology techniques, keeping participants updated with the latest advancements in diagnostics. It also promoted networking among professionals for potential collaborations in healthcare. Northwest […]

Urology Awareness Week Event Led by Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman at Northwest General Hospital

Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman, Consultant Urologist at Northwest General Hospital, led an insightful awareness walk and session in observance of Urology Awareness Week. The event aimed to raise awareness about urological health and its importance. Notably, Mr. Ijaz Muhammad, Pharmacy Assistant, NWGH actively participated in the event. His presence was particularly meaningful as he is […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Activities and Pink Ribbon Youth Awareness Programme, 2023

Northwest School of Medicine, under the leadership of Dr. Haseeba Mukhtar and with guidance from Principal, NWSM, Dr. Noor ul Iman and CEO, NWGH, Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, organised a series of impactful activities in support of breast cancer awareness prior to the Pink Ribbon Youth Awareness Programme, 2023 on the 25th of September, 2023. […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session Empowers Women in Tehkal Payan, Peshawar

On October 5, 2023, Northwest General Hospital organised a breast cancer awareness session at a local hujra in Tehkal Payan, Peshawar. Dr. Tarbia Hamid, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon, and Dr. Fariha Afzal, Consultant Radiologist along with Dr. Wajeeha Rahman and Dr. Sidra Attaullah, Post Graduate Trainee, NWGH conducted an informative session for local women. […]

Inclusivity in Action: NWGH Supports KP Handicap Cricket Team

Northwest General Hospital and Research Center, Peshawar, proudly sponsored the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Handicap Cricket Team, demonstrating our commitment to supporting their passion for the game and helping them achieve their goals. We firmly believe that sports should be inclusive, offering opportunities to everyone, regardless of their abilities. On the 5th of October, 2023, at Gymkhana […]

Fostering Afghan Medical Excellence

The Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre has long provided postgraduate training to Afghan medical professionals. 25 Afghan doctors received training at the Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre prior to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with 22 receiving FCPS certifications and 3 receiving MCPS certifications. In addition, nine Afghan women—eight FCPS and one MCPS—received […]

NWGH’s Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Nahaqi Satellite Hospital

NWGH hosted an informative breast cancer awareness session on October 10, 2023 at the Nahaqi Satellite Hospital, Peshawar, dedicated to empowering and educating the participating local women and LHVs about breast health. The event was conducted by Dr. Tarbia Hamid, Consultant Breast and General Surgeon along with Dr. Sana Iqbal, Consultant Radiologist, Dr. Farah Wahid […]

Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan’s Impactful Session at Bloomfield Hall School

On October 10, 2023, Bloomfield Hall School Peshawar (Senior Branch) hosted a successful event in honour of World Mental Health Day. Dr Sylvia Ali Khan, Consultant Psychiatrist, NWGH delivered two insightful sessions to students, teachers, and parents. In the first session, she emphasised the significance of mental health awareness, followed by strategies for managing stress […]

NWGH’s Free Clinic in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a free breast clinic was held on the 11th of October, 2023 at Northwest General Hospital with Dr. Tarbia Hamid, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon. Overall, 16 patients received essential care, including free ultrasound services, in support of breast health awareness.    

NWGH at CSI-ASIA PACIFIC: Advancing Cardiology on the Global Stage

Northwest General Hospital made its presence felt on the international stage at CSI-ASIA PACIFIC in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Ahmad Fawad, Head of Department, Cardiology, represented NWGH with his knowledge and expertise contributing to advancements in cardiology on a global scale.    

Empowering Breast Health at Chamkani BHU’s Awareness Session

On the 12th of October 2023, a breast cancer awareness session took place at BHU Chamkani in Peshawar. The session was conducted by Dr. Ayesha, Junior Consultant, General Surgery and Breast Surgery, Dr. Fariha, Consultant Radiologist, Dr. Wajeeha Rahman, and Dr. Sidra Attaullah, Post Graduate Trainees, NWGH. This informative session aimed to educate the community […]

NWGH’s Breast Cancer Awareness Session at NBP Staff College, Peshawar

On October 13, 2023, Northwest General Hospital hosted an informative breast cancer awareness session at the National Bank of Pakistan, Staff College, Hayatabad, Peshawar, in commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The session was conducted by Dr. Tarbia Hamid, a Consultant Breast and General Surgeon, along with Dr. Anam Safdar, Senior Registrar, Radiology, Dr. Najma […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Bank of Khyber Training Centre

On October 17, 2023, Northwest General Hospital hosted a breast cancer awareness session at the Bank of Khyber Training Centre in Phase 5, Hayatabad, Peshawar. The session was led by Dr. Zara Mohammad, Consultant Family Physician, and Dr. Ayesha Amjid, Post Graduate Trainee in Radiology at NWGH. The objective of the event was to raise […]

Free Breast Examinations Every Wednesday in October at NWGH

Join us in the fight against breast cancer this October as Northwest General Hospital offers free breast examinations every Wednesday throughout the month. Today, on the 18th of October, 2023, Dr. Tarbia Hamid, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon and Dr. Zara Mohammad, Consultant Family Physician at NWGH, conducted free OPD and breast examinations for female […]

Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan’s Workplace Behavior Talk at City Traffic Police Office

Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan, Consultant Psychiatrist at NWGH, was invited to the City Traffic Police Office in Hayatabad on the 19th of October, 2023, to conduct a talk on workplace behaviour and etiquette. She successfully delivered a presentation on the importance of proper conduct when interacting with others. Mr. Asif Raza, Incharge Education Unit, City […]

Empowering Mothers through Breast Cancer Awareness

Northwest General Hospital and the Ran’aa Child Welfare Foundation joined hands on October 23, 2023, to host a vital breast cancer awareness session. This session, tailored to empower mothers of street children, was led by Dr. Zara Mohammad, Consultant in Family Medicine at NWGH. By providing education and awareness, the session aimed at making a […]

World Multiple Sclerosis Day – Dr. Haroon Khan

Dr. Haroon Khan, Consultant Neurologist, NWGH shares that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological condition that can affect the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms, including issues with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation or balance. He further explains that treatments for the condition range from acute medical treatments to […]

Laparoscopic Gynaecology Workshop: Advancing Minimal Access Surgery

A workshop on Laparoscopic Gynaecology was conducted on 9th May 2023 conducted by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Northwest General Hospital and Research Center. The workshop was organised in close collaboration with the Department of Surgery, Khyber Teaching Hospital. Prof. Dr. Sidra Jabbar Khan, Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Prof. Dr. Mehr-un-Nisa, Consultant, […]

International Nurses Day: Celebrating the Dedication of Nursing Community

Northwest General and Teaching Hospital and Northwest College of Nursing (NWCN) marked the International Nurses Day by organising an inspiring event to pay tribute to the incredible dedication and selfless services of the nursing community in the healthcare system on May 30th, 2023. International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on the birthday of Florence […]

8th Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop: Enhancing Newborn Emergency Care

The Department of Neonatology, Northwest General Hospital successfully conducted the 8th Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop under the Northwest Neonatal Simulation Center on the 27th of May, 2023. The session was attended by Dr. Inamullah Khan, Health & Nutrition Officer UNICEF, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The workshop commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran following the registrations of […]

World No Tobacco Day: Promoting a Smoke-Free Environment

Northwest observed World No Tobacco Day by organising an event on the 31st May 2023 at the 4th-floor auditorium, NWGH. The event was dedicated to raising awareness regarding the harmful effects of tobacco and promoting a smoke-free environment. Dr. Zia ur Rehman, CEO NWGH, Prof. Dr. Noor-ul-Iman, Principal NWSM, and Ms. Syeda Zainab Naqvi, Assistant […]

International Nurses Day 2023

International Nurses Day is observed every year to honour the incredible significance of nurses in the field of healthcare, worldwide. A documentary dedicated to our team of esteemed nurses at NWGH pays tribute to the remarkable contributions of these healthcare heroes, inspired by the legacy of Florence Nightingale.  

In Loving Memory of Mr. Saleem Akhtar: A Dedicated Member of NWGH Family

Mr. Saleem Akhtar, a dedicated and cherished member of the Northwest General Hospital family who served at the hospital for almost a decade in the capacity of a driver, passed away on May 23rd 2023. A dua and condolence meeting for Mr. Saleem Akhtar was held at the NWGH auditorium on the 26th of May […]

Addressing the Global Population Crisis: Insights and Perspectives at Northwest General Hospital’s World Population Day Commemoration

Northwest General Hospital commemorated World Population Day on the 11th of July, 2023 at the 4th-floor auditorium, NWGH. The event started off with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by a series of presentations and discussion sessions pertaining to the global population crisis and other associated issues. Prof. Dr. Obaid Ullah, Plastic & Reconstructive […]

Nutrition Department | NWGH

The nutrition department at NWGH plays a crucial role in promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of patients. It provides essential nutritional support and education to individuals with specific dietary needs, such as those with chronic conditions, recovering from surgery, or undergoing treatment. By addressing the nutritional needs of patients, the department helps enhance […]

World Hepatitis Day

On August 8, 2023, Northwest General Hospital, in partnership with Getz Pvt Ltd., arranged a hepatitis awareness walk. Dr. Muhammad Hanif Afridi and Dr. Muhammad Nazir, Consultant Gastroenterologists at NWGH, took the lead in organising the march within the premises of the hospital, aimed at raising awareness about preventive measures against the disease.     […]

World Breastfeeding Week

Northwest General Hospital commemorated World Breastfeeding Week on August 9, 2023, organised by the Food and Human Nutrition Department, NWGH. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtiar, Director of Clinical Affairs & Administration along with healthcare team members, PR representatives, and interns, led an awareness walk, focusing on the theme “Let breastfeeding and work, work!” as advocated by the […]

Empowering Obstetric and Gynaecological Expertise

Dr. Nargis Gulab, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at NWTH, recently conducted a workshop at Northwest Teaching Hospital. The patron for the workshop was Prof. Dr. Sidra Jabbar Khan, Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at NWGH. The training focused on various aspects of childbirth, providing insights into normal deliveries, breech vaginal deliveries, and managing […]

Neuromonitoring Event with Dr. Faisal Jahangiri at Northwest General Hospital

Northwest General Hospital hosted an enlightening event on neuromonitoring at the 4th Floor Auditorium on August 17th, 2023. Dr. Faisal Jahangiri, renowned for his expertise in Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), delivered a lecture on “Minimising Postoperative Deficits in Neurosurgical Procedures.” His insights shed light on integrating neuromonitoring techniques to enhance patient outcomes. The event was […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Abdul Wali khan University, Mardan

A Breast Cancer Awareness session conducted by a team of experts from Northwest General Hospital was held at Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan on the 18th of October, 2022. The session was conducted by Dr. Fariha Imran, HoD Sonology, Dr. Sana, Consultant Radiology, Dr. Asma, TMO Radiology and Dr. Rukhtalia, TMO Radiology. The session focused […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Abasyn University

Northwest General Hospital observes Breast Cancer Awareness month this October and thus, organised an educational session on the topic at the University of Swabi on the 13th of October, 2022. The session aimed at educating the participants regarding the significance of self-examination and recognising the symptoms of breast cancer. The participants were also encouraged to […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session at Pirpai, Nowshera

The Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Pakistan (SOGP), Nowshera Chapter organised a Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the DHO Office, Nowshera to educate the participants on the importance of self-examination and early detection of breast cancer on the 31st of October, 2022. The event was presided by Dr. Shandana Khan, HoD Radiology NWGH, Dr. […]

Mobile Driving License Services Van

Northwest General Hospital in collaboration with City Traffic Police arranged a “Mobile Driving License Services Van” on Thursday, September 7th, 2023, at the First Basement, Northwest General Hospital-II. Ms. Shazia Shahid, SP Education and Mr. Asif Raza, In-charge Education Unit headed the drive. The drive specifically aimed at facilitating those in possession of a learner’s […]

Request for Quotation – Hiring of Digital Marketing, Communications & IT Firm

Alliance Healthcare (pvt) Ltd (AHL) is inviting quotations from well reputed Digital Marketing, Communications & IT Firms for the digital marketing  activities of Northwest General Hospital (NWGH), Northwest School of Medicine (NWSM) & Northwest Institute of Health Sciences (NWIHS). Deadline: 15th September 2023 Download RFP by clicking here.

A team of National Quality Assurance (NQA) Auditors visited Northwest General Hospital

A team of National Quality Assurance (NQA) Auditors visited Northwest General Hospital on the 24th of December, 2022 to carry out an ISO Surveillance Audit for Quality Management Systems. The team visited all the critical care units starting from ER and had a detailed overview of the quality systems in place. They checked the implementation […]

Another proud moment for Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre

Another proud moment for Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre as it becomes the first hospital in Pakistan to achieve ISO 45001:2018 (OHSMS) certification. This certification benchmarks the occupational health and safety management system, policies, practices, resources, and work environment with international standards to determine the controls necessary to mitigate and eliminate health impacts and […]

A structured training program for the consultants based on an “E-log” system

The Post Graduate Deanery at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center developed a structured training program for the consultants based on an “E-log” system referred to as the VLE (Virtual learning environment), which is totally paperless. A hands-on training comprising all sessions was arranged and conducted for all the consultants of the hospital on the […]

Pak EverBright Development Organization in close collaboration with Northwest General Hospital, University of Peshawar and International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Pak EverBright Development Organization in close collaboration with Northwest General Hospital, University of Peshawar and International Rescue Committee (IRC) organized a one-day event on “Accessibility Inclusion Conference, Round 2” for people with disabilities on the 29th December 2022, at the University of Peshawar. The conference comprised of three panel discussions i.e. Climate Resilience, Accessibility Code […]

Deanery for postgraduate training at Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre paid a visit

The Deanery for postgraduate training at Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre paid a visit to the state-of-the-art “Clinical Skills Lab” at the Postgraduate Medical Institute, Hayatabad, Peshawar on Thursday, 19th January 2023. The clinical supervisors of FCPS training in different specialities at NWGH & RC, along with senior registrars were present at the occasion. […]

The Department of Neonatology, Northwest General Hospital successfully conducted a neonatal invasive ventilation course

The Department of Neonatology, Northwest General Hospital successfully conducted a neonatal invasive ventilation course from 21st to 23rd January 2023. The course was initiated following the registration of candidates and the recitation of the holy Quran. Before initiating the lectures session, Dr. Bilal Ahmad Sethi welcomed everyone and gave a brief course overview. A pretest […]

The Nutrition Department organized a one-day ‘Nutritional Awareness Session for Hemodialysis

The Nutrition Department organized a one-day ‘Nutritional Awareness Session for Hemodialysis’ at the Patients Dialysis Unit, Northwest Teaching Hospital and Research Centre on the 6th of February, 2023. During the session, the dietary recommendations for patients who were on Hemodialysis were discussed. Patients were assessed and counselled according to their respective needs and clarified on […]

NWGH celebrated “Nutrition Awareness Month”

The Nutrition Department, NWGH celebrated “Nutrition Awareness Month” in collaboration with Nestle Health Science, Abbott, Nutritech, Nutricia, Nutrifector and Mead Johnson Nutrition on the 6th of March, 2023. Dr. Imran Khan, HoD, Department of Human Nutrition, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa graced the event as special guest. The primary aim of the event […]

Northwest Journal of Medical Sciences

Northwest Journal of Medical Sciences is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, open-access journal with no publication fee. The current issue is online. Link: https://njms.pk/index.php/njms/issue/view/28 For submission of original articles to NJMS, do visit the following website (Register and submit) www.njms.pk For any queries email to: dr.waqarali@nwsm.edu.pk

7 April is World Health Day

7 April is World Health Day. It is celebrated annually, and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. This year the theme is “Health For All”. An event was organized by community medicine department in the college. Faculty and students participated in large numbers. Students […]

International Thalassaemia Day 2023 will take place on May 8

International Thalassaemia Day 2023 will take place on May 8. This year’s theme is ‘BE AWARE.SHARE.CARE: Strengthening Education to Bridge the Thalassaemia Care Gap’ Register yourself for blood donation on May 8 at NWSM “Donating one unit of blood may save the lives of up to three people”

NWSM organized an awareness and discussion session about Thalassemia & Blood Donation on 8th May, 2023

Community Medicine Department, NWSM organized an awareness and discussion session about Thalassemia & Blood Donation on 8th May, 2023 The event aimed to raise awareness about Thalassemia, its prevention, complications, treatment, and importance of premarital screening. It also raised awareness about the importance of blood donation and encouraged students to donate blood regularly. 70 students […]

Empowering Global Surgery: NWGH Symposium on Accessible Surgical Care

NWGH organised a symposium on the 25th of May, 2023 at the NWGH auditorium while observing Global Surgery Day. The event aimed at raising awareness about the importance of accessible and equitable surgical care. The symposium commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran. The stage secretary, Nouman Arshad, a final-year MBBS student, welcomed the […]

NWGH – Advancements in Neurosurgical Procedures

Dr. Syed Sarmad Bukhari, Consultant Neurosurgeon, NWGH & NWTH shares the availability of modern-day brain and spine related procedures at the Department of Neurosurgery at Northwest along with the introduction of state-of-the-art neuro-navigation system delivering enhanced outcomes.

Breast Cancer Awareness month arranged an educational panel at City School Peshawar

The City School Peshawar (Hayatabad Campus) while observing October as Breast Cancer Awareness month arranged an educational panel discussion about breast cancer on the 19th of October, 2022. The discussion was specially for the mothers of TCS parent community and highlighted how through proper education, thorough self-examination, early detection and screening numerous lives could be […]

Breast Cancer Awareness session at the University of Swabi

Northwest General Hospital observes Breast Cancer Awareness month this October and thus, organised an educational session on the topic at the University of Swabi on the 13th of October, 2022. The session aimed at educating the participants regarding the significance of self-examination and recognising the symptoms of breast cancer. The participants were also encouraged to […]

Northwest General Hospital recognising the significance of Breast Cancer Awareness month at Swabi Women University

The City School Peshawar (Hayatabad Campus) while observing October as Breast Cancer Awareness month arranged an educational panel discussion about breast cancer on the 19th of October, 2022. The discussion was specially for the mothers of TCS parent community and highlighted how through proper education, thorough self-examination, early detection and screening numerous lives could be […]

A proud moment for NWGH & Research Center to achieve ISO 14001:2015 (EMS) certification

A proud moment for Northwest General Hospital & Research Center to become the first ever hospital in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to achieve ISO 14001:2015 (EMS) certification. This certification benchmarks the environmental management system. An efficient environmental management system helps to control the environmental footprint related to different activities such as building management, energy and water usage, […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

Everyday, millions of individuals around the globe suffer from severe spells of depression and grief and exhibit suicidal behaviours. Approximately 700,000 people worldwide attempt suicide every year with each death resulting in serious implications for those around them. World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on the 10th of September every year, around the world to […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Message – Dr. Tariq Jabbar Khan

Breast Cancer stands as one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among women. Let’s listen to Dr. Tariq Jabbar (Consultant General Surgeon, NWGH) as he educates about the early detection of its symptoms.               

World Food Day – Dr. Zia ur Rehman

World Food Day is celebrated on 16th October every year to highlight the suffering of millions of people who are not privileged enough to have access to safe and nutritious food. The day also highlights the constructive steps that can be taken by governments and relevant stakeholders to resolve such an issue by way of […]

Practice the right steps of Handwashing | Ms. Mahnoor

Global handwashing day reminds us how a simple practice of observing proper hygiene can protect us from many illnesses. Let’s learn as Ms. Mahnoor Tariq (Occupational Health Safety and Environment Officer, NWGH) and Yahya demonstrate the right steps of handwashing recommended by the World Health Organisation.                    […]

Certificate distribution ceremony was carried out by CEO NWGH, Dr. Zia ur Rehman

A certificate distribution ceremony was carried out by CEO NWGH, Dr. Zia ur Rehman to acknowledge and appreciate the efforts of OHS&E (Occupational Health, Safety & Environment) team for working on ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System) standards and achieving certification to control environmental footprints.

An investment agreement signing ceremony between International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Alliance Healthcare Private Limited (AHL)

An investment agreement signing ceremony between International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Alliance Healthcare Private Limited (AHL) took place on November, 22nd at Northwest Teaching Hospital to further enhance healthcare standards within Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The agreement signed between the two parties established that an investment of Rs. 2 billion will go into AHL’s equity financing and […]

“Joint Post FCPS Advanced Head & Neck Surgical Fellowship Programme” took place at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center

The inauguration ceremony for the “Joint Post FCPS Advanced Head & Neck Surgical Fellowship Programme” took place at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center on 23rd November 2022. The Fellowship Programme is a collaboration between Northwest General Hospital and Rehman Medical Institute (Official) and aims at providing hands-on, rigorous training for postgraduate fellows in advanced […]

An interactive session on “Office Ergonomics” was organized at the ICRC

An interactive session on “Office Ergonomics” was organized at the ICRC, Peshawar Office on the 15th of December, 2022. Mr. Jabbir Muhammad, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Mr. Muhammad Usman, Rehab Officer, Northwest General Hospital & Research Center presided the session as guest speakers. The objective of the session was to enlighten the ICRC staff […]

Breastfeeding Awareness

Breastfeeding Awareness – Dr. Muhammad Arif In the light of Breastfeeding awareness, Dr. Muhammad Arif, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, NWGH shares the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child.      Breastfeeding Awareness – Dr. Mehr un Nisa Dr. Mehr un Nisa, Consultant Obstetrics Gynaecology, NWGH shares the importance of breastfeeding for both mother […]

International Men’s Health Awareness Week

  Dr. Muhammad Noman Wazir  International Men’s Health Week is observed to recognise the global issues, contributions, and achievements of men and boys in the nation, union, society, community, family, marriage, and childcare. Dr. Muhammad Noman Wazir (Consultant Psychiatrist at Northwest General Hospital) highlights issues related to men and the stigmas our society has associated […]

Food Allergy Awareness – Dr. Sahar Iqbal

Food allergies can start from childhood, or they can develop later in life as well. Your immune system reacts to different foods as a response to these food allergies. To raise awareness about food allergies, Dr. Sahar Iqbal, Assistant Professor Paediatrics at Northwest General Hospital, discusses the most common food allergies found in children and adults. […]

Maternal Mental Health Matters – Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan

The mental health of pregnant women is a serious concern but is often overlooked. Depression and stress during pregnancy can have repercussions on the child and can lead to postpartum depression in mothers. To highlight postpartum depression, Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan (Consultant Psychiatrist, NWTH) advises being considerate towards the mental health status of pregnant women and […]

World No Tobacco Day

Dr. Muhammad Nouman Wazir To acknowledge World Tobacco day and raise awareness about the negative impact of tobacco on your physical and mental health, Dr. Muhammad Nouman Wazir, Consultant Psychiatrist at Northwest General Hospital, shares that smoking acts as a catalyst for other drugs. He also talks about providing a few medicines and nicotine replacement […]

World Hunger Day – Ms. Tehreem Ayaz

Food shortage and hunger are severe global concerns often overlooked by self-sufficient economies. It is primarily a result of the excess of food and resource in one region leading to scarcity and deprivation in other areas. Almost 811 million people are food-deprived worldwide, most of which involve African countries. In light of World Hunger Day, Ms. […]

World Hypertension Day – Dr. Hamid Mehmood

Hypertension is a condition when your blood pressure is higher than the normal blood pressure range. There are a lot of underlying causes; unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, underlying health issues etc. In light of World Hypertension Day, Dr. Hamid Mehmood, Consultant Cardiologist, recommends all individuals avoid processed foods, including exercise, foods rich in trans fats […]

World Continence Week – Dr. Mian Naushed Ali Kakakhel

World Continence Week is observed from the 20th – the 26th of June to raise awareness and break stigmas associated with incontinence in men. This global initiative highlights conditions related to bladder, bowel issues, chronic pelvic pain, and other debilitating conditions that impact a patient’s life and career. In the light of the World Continence Week, […]

Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre realising the need for aid and provision in the areas set up a flood relief camp at Daraban

Dera Ismail Khan and other southern districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are some of the most hard hit areas by the recent floods. Unfortunately, these areas also are deprived of proper support during these devastating times and suffer from inadequacy of relief endeavours. Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre realising the need for aid […]

World Sepsis Day – Dr. Kamran Amir Khan

In the light of World Sepsis Day, Dr. Kamran Amir Khan, Consultant Internist NWGH recommends that patients suffering from Sepsis shall opt for a proper diagnosis. Going for an early treatment helps decrease the chances of other organs being infected from Sepsis. In case of any symptoms, visit Northwest General Hospital to treat it as […]

World Lymphoma Day – Dr. Muhammad Atif Munawar

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer arising from lymphocytes that should be treated with chemo or radiation therapies. To highlight the importance of Lymphoma and spread awareness of this life-threatening condition, Dr. Muhammad Atif Munawar advises looking out for symptoms and opting for possible treatment as soon as possible.             

World Patient Safety Day – Dr. Aisha Mufti

In light of World Patient Safety Day, Dr. Aisha Mufti, Consultant Intensivist, NWGH, shares the importance of proper diagnosis and medication through a healthcare professional.                   

Blood Cancer Awareness – Dr. Hamida Qureshi

The month of September is celebrated as Blood Cancer Awareness Month. To highlight the importance of this month, Dr. Hamida Qureshi, Consultant Hematologist, NWGH, advises the general public to go through a proper and early diagnosis and treatment channel. Since people of all ages are prone to blood cancer, early diagnoses can save lives.     […]

World Alzheimer’s Month – Dr. Haroon Khan

In the light of World Alzheimer’s Month, Dr. Haroon Khan, Consultant Neurologist NWGH explain Alzheimer’s to be the most common cause of Dementia. He further specifies the symptoms, causes and possible clinical and lifestyle treatments for this degenerative disorder.           

Northwest established a health camp at the Kulachi Tehsil to help diagnose and provide aid

On the third day of flood relief activities in Dera Ismail Khan, Northwest established a health camp at the Kulachi Tehsil to help diagnose and provide aid to individuals suffering from different water-borne diseases. The flooding in the area resulted in the emergence of various water-borne diseases such as diarrhea, typhoid, hepatitis and scabies to […]

Dr. Zia Ur Rehman visited different departments of SEC

Northwest General Hospital has been contributing to the health and education of differently abled people. Mr. Said Ali Bakhsh, Director of Special Education Complex, Hayatabad, invited Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, CEO NWGH, to visit the institute. Mr. Said welcomed and briefed the CEO about the operations of his organisation. Dr. Zia Ur Rehman visited different […]

World Food Day 2022

World Food Day is observed in 150 nations around the globe on the 16th of October each year to raise awareness about those unfortunate communities and individuals who do not have proper access to safe and nutritious food. The day also highlights the importance of maintaining a nutritious yet balanced diet. The day further focuses […]

White Cane 2022

The white cane is a symbol of independence for those who are differently-abled and suffer from certain physical imparities. White Cane Day is observed on the 15th of October annually, around the world to celebrate people who are physically challenge yet lead independent lives. Northwest General Hospital in close collaboration with Special Education Complex, Government […]

International Nurses Day 2022

Northwest General Hospital held an event to celebrate International Nurses Day. The event commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by Naat. Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, CEO NWGH spoke about the importance of the International Nurses Day and commended the staff and nurses. Mr. Saeed Ullah, Clinical Nurse Educator and Ms. Samreena, Registered […]

Employee Appreciation

Security Guard Ms. Nasreen was appreciated for being vigilant on duty. She seized a handgun in a lady’s purse and prevented her from entering the hospital premises with a firearm.  

Road Safety awareness session was arranged at NWGH

An awareness seminar was arranged by the National Highway and Motorway Police on ‘Road Safety’ at Northwest General Hospital. Emphasis was drawn toward preventive measures since 95% of people use roads for travelling. Inspector Basir Ilyas briefed the participants on taking road safety measures and mentioned the alarming rate of death caused by road accidents, […]

A study visit was organized by Human Nutrition Department

The students of the Human Nutrition Department of the University of Agriculture Peshawar organized a study visit to Northwest General Hospital. The purpose of the visit was to inquire about the nutritional support provided to hospitalised patients (Enteral and Parenteral nutrition) while they are admitted to the hospital. Students were given awareness sessions about nutrition […]

Student study visit was organised by Human Nutrition Women University

A student study visit was organised by Human Nutrition Women University, Mardan, at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center on Monday 27th of June. Ms. Saba Tanveer and Mr. Zeeshan Ahmed, Clinical Nutritionists from the Nutrition Department, gave presentations and practical demonstrations. The objective of the visit was to provide students with nutritional support available […]

Menstrual Health and Hygiene day event was held at Gandhara University, Peshawar,

An event to commemorate the Menstrual Health and Hygiene day was held at Gandhara University, Peshawar, on the 14th of June. Dr. Sylvia Ali Khan, a Consultant Psychologist at Northwest General Hospital, was invited to talk about the ‘Psychological effects of PMS and Menopause on women’s health’. The event started with a recitation from the […]

NWSM organised a Blood Donation camp to commemorate World Blood Donor Day

Social Welfare Society of Northwest School of Medicine organised a Blood Donation camp to commemorate World Blood Donor Day. Different organisations, including QALB, Blood Chain Pakistan (BCP), Blood Donor Society Pakistan (BDSP), The Blood Heroes (TBH), Fatimide Foundation and Jwandoon Foundation, took part in the program and created awareness about the importance of blood donation. […]

Comprehensive hands-on workshop on the Mulligan Concepts was held at NWGH

Northwest General Hospital held a comprehensive hands-on workshop on the ‘Mulligan Concepts for Treatment of Back and Lower Quadrant’ from the 28th to 29th May at the Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre’s auditorium. Dr. Hazrat Islam, HOD Physical Therapy at NWGH, organised the workshop. The workshop commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran, […]

Traffic safety measures and precautions event held by Northwest General Hospital

An event was organised about traffic safety measures and precautions by Northwest General Hospital in collaboration with City Traffic Police to raise awareness about the significance of traffic rules and regulations. Mr. Abbas Majeed Marwat, Chief Traffic Officer, started the event with a brief speech about the essence of the awareness campaign held at the […]

World Hypertension Day event held at NWGH

An event to celebrate World Hypertension Day was held on Tuesday, the 17th of May, 2022 at Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre. The event started with an awareness walk by the staff and faculty of Northwest. The event was then followed by a Body Mass Index (BMI) and Blood Pressure check-up in the general […]

A training program on Family and Friends CPR was conducted

A training program on ‘Family & Friends CPR’ was conducted by the American Heart Association, Dow University of Health Sciences, at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center. Staff from Occupational Health Safety and Environment Department, Continuous Quality Improvement and Audit Department, Nursing, House Keeping, ambulance drivers, and porters participated in this comprehensive program. Dr. Arshad, […]

The Legendary Pakistani Cricketer, visited Northwest General Hospital

Mr. Abdul Razzaq, the Legendary Pakistani Cricketer, visited Northwest General Hospital as a Brand Ambassador for ESSO, Shaigan Pharmaceuticals. The purpose of his visit was to raise awareness about Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease. Mr. Abdul Razzaq had an interactive session with the doctors and administrative staff by sharing his cricketing experiences and responding to the […]

Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani inaugurated the digital platform for medical students

Mr. Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani Inaugurated the digital platform for medical students and faculty “UpToDate” that will support and lead them in research and practice in medical profession. A large number of students and faculty members attended the ceremony. Prof. Dr. Laal Ahmad, Pro VC Khyber Medical University appreciated the Principal, Faculty and board of Governance […]

City Traffic Police in collaboration with Northwest General Hospital Peshawar 75th Independence Day observed

The City Traffic Police Peshawar, in collaboration with Northwest General Hospital, observed 75th Independence Day at Motorway Toll Plaza. Chief Traffic Officer Abbas Majeed Khan Marwat paid tribute to the Pakistan Army, Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. He emphasised being responsible citizens of the nation and avoiding unnecessary noise pollution, one-wheeling and riding […]

An Awareness session on Nutritional Screening was held at Northwest General Hospital

The Human Nutrition Department at Northwest General Hospital conducted a brief awareness session on Nutritional Screening for Hospitalised Patients for the consultants and healthcare team members. The session comprised a presentation on the importance of the traditional requirement in nutrition screening and that every individual’s nutritional needs vary from case to case. The event concluded […]

A ten-day preparatory training session on Reducing Workplace Hazards and Injuries

A ten-day preparatory training session on Reducing Workplace Hazards and Injuries was arranged by the Occupational Health Safety & Environment (OHS&E) Department of Northwest General Hospital & Research Center in collaboration with the Qanmos College (Certified Learning Partner of NEBOSH; National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), Peshawar. NEBOSH is a UK awarding organisation […]

An awareness session on the importance and benefits of breastfeeding

The Department of Food Sciences & Human Nutrition organised an awareness session on the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. Dr. Zia ur Rehman, CEO NWGH, and other healthcare team members participated in a walk to commence the awareness activities followed by visual demonstrations for lactating mothers and general public by the Department of Food Sciences […]

Orientation session on Up-to-date for Postgraduate Trainees and House Officers

An orientation session on UpToDate for Postgraduate Trainees and House Officers was organised by the Deanery Northwest General Hospital & Research Center. Based on the study of 100 individuals, patients receive better care when clinicians use UpToDate. The findings are deep and varied, showing improvements on many core quality measures across conditions, from shorter hospital […]

World Diabetes Day

On the 15th of November 2021, Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre organized an awareness walk to observe World Diabetes Day. The nursing, paramedical, administrative staff and doctors of NWGH participated in the walk. Dr. Zia ur Rehman, CEO NWGH cut a ribbon to formally inaugurate a free diabetes screening camp. Even though it has […]

Dr. Imran Mohib’s Message on on World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021

Despite helping mankind with fighting diseases for years, the use of unprescribed antibiotics can lead to a weaker immunity and lowers the chances of fighting off foreign microbes. Dr. Imran Mohib (Consultant ENT) believes if we collectively pledge to not use antibiotics without a doctor’s recommendation, we can successfully overcome the antimicrobial resistance.     […]

Dr. Muhammad Noman Wazir Message on International Men’s Day

According to Dr. Muhammad Noman Wazir, Consultant Psychiatrist at NWGH, men tend to be more impulsive and aggressive as compared to women, when depressed or anxious. Moreover, men are shamed for seeking psychiatric help and care as well. The doors of the Psychiatry Department at NWGH are always open for men seeking professional mental healthcare. […]

Dr. Aisha Mufti message on World Antimicrobial Awareness

The overuse of antibiotics and other unprescribed medication builds resistance in the microorganisms that prevents the human body from fighting off diseases. Dr. Aisha Mufti (Consultant Intensivist) suggests not having antibiotics for minor infections such as the flu to bring an end to the antimicrobial resistance caused by self medication or using unprescribed antibiotics.   […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities serves as an annual reminder for inclusivity of, and promoting the rights of, persons with disabilities. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted the whole world and people who live with disabilities have been especially affected and have significantly suffered in terms of healthcare and rehabilitation services. On this […]

NWGH wishes Merry Christmas

NWGH wishes Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all followers of the Christian faith celebrating across the globe! May this festive season and the coming year be full of joy, prosperity and peace! We would also like to acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of the Christian community in Pakistan.

Northwest Teaching Hospital inaugurated its new state-of-the-art Dialysis Unit

Northwest Teaching Hospital inaugurated its new state-of-the-art Dialysis Unit on the 31st of December 2021. Dr. Zia ur Rehman (CEO, NWGH) welcomed all the guests and participants. Prof. Dr. Arbab Nisar Ahmad (Consultant Nephrologist, NWGH) gave a brief presentation about the dialysis unit and informed the audience that the unit provides 24/7 service including on […]

Two-day training session was held at Northwest General Hospital

On the 29th and 30th of December 2021, the Anaesthesia and Surgical Critical Care Department at the Northwest General Hospital conducted a two-day training in collaboration with Primary Trauma Care (PTC) in the continuum of the legacy of Prof. Dr. Saeed Minhas (Associate Professor of Trauma and Orthopedics Surgery). The training aims to enable the […]

PMC Approves 50 Additional MBBS Seats for NWSM

We are pleased to announce that Northwest School of Medicine has been awarded an additional 50 seats enhancement by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) after a thorough inspection of the Medical School and its affiliated Northwest Hospitals. NWSM can now admit 150 students every year. It is a matter of pride for the Northwest family the […]

NWSM student research gets accepted in international conference

Northwest General Hospital & Research Center extends its heartiest congratulations to Mr. Mustafa Qazi, 2nd Year MBBS student at Northwest School of Medicine, whose research on “Emotional Intelligence of Undergraduate Medical Students of Public and Private Medical Schools” has been accepted by the International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students for publication. The conference was […]

Northwest and RMI collaborate through a Head & Neck MDT for better patient care

On the 23rd of February 2022, Northwest General Hospital and Rehman Medical Institute (Official) collaborated for a Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team Meeting at the Northwest General Hospital Auditorium. This collaboration was made possible by the efforts of Dr. Imran Mohib Khan (Consultant ENT) from Northwest General Hospital and Dr. Zubair Durrani (Oral and Maxillofacial […]

Northwest General Hospital celebrated International Women’s Day

Northwest General Hospital celebrated International Women’s Day at the NWGH Auditorium on 7 March 2022, to acknowledge the role women play in society today and their achievements in face of challenging conditions. The event was attended by the Federal Ombudsperson for protection of women against harassment Ms. Kashmala Tariq, Ms. Ayesha Bano, MPA KP, Provincial […]

World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at the NWGH Auditorium on 10th of March. Doctors, students and management of NWGH participated in the event. The event was kicked off with a warm welcome by Dr. Arbab Nisar Ahmad Khan (Consultant Nephrologist, NWGH), who also shed light on the dangers of neglecting kidney care […]

Plantation and Cleanliness Drive- 2022

CEO NWGH Dr. Zia Ur Rehman and DG PDA Capt. (Rtd) Shahbaz Tahir Nadeem kicked off a Plantation and Cleanliness Drive, marking the start of Spring 2022. An opening ceremony, followed by an awareness walk, in collaboration with the Horticulture Department PDA, was also conducted, which was attended by Loin’s Club Members, students from NWSM, […]

World Autism Day 2022

World Autism Day is held every year on the 2nd of April to increase the understanding and acceptance of people with Autism. In line with World Autism Day, Northwest General Hospital arranged an awareness session on Autism on the 1st of April 2022. The event was addressed by Dr. Naeem Ashraf (Consultant Paediatrician Neurodisability), Dr. […]

NWGH Screening Packages

To get you started on your healthcare journey this Ramadan, Northwest General Hospital is offering exclusive screening packages at a discount. To book an appointment: 091111383880

Workshop on Health and Safety Protocols

As the region’s leading healthcare provider, we are committed to the well-being of society and recently launched a health safety initiative with the City Traffic Police Peshawar. Here are the highlights from the workshop on Health and Safety Protocols, in which our medical experts trained the traffic police on how to keep themselves safe from […]

Communication and Interpersonal Skills Workshop

On August 28th, 2021, a ‘Communication and Interpersonal Skills’ workshop was held at the Northwest General Hospital, in collaboration with the SMILE Psychology Clinic and Counselling Center. The workshop involved various activities on communication and interpersonal skills. Here are the highlights from the workshop.

Seminar on Breastfeeding Promotion and Protection

On August 24, 2021, the Pediatric Department at Northwest General Hospital, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Department of Health, organized a Seminar on “Breastfeeding Promotion and Protection”. The Purpose of the session was to overview breastfeeding practices in Pakistan, the advantages of breastfeeding, and common problems associated with breastfeeding and their solutions.

Independence Day Plantation Drive at Northwest General Hospital

As part of the Independence Day celebrations at Northwest General Hospital, Dr. Zia Ur Rehman, CEO NWGH, led a plantation drive. Among the duties we have to our beloved homeland, it is our responsibility to keep it clean and green; Not just for ourselves, but for the generations to come. Once again, we wish the […]

Workshop on analysis of body fluids

Department of Pathology, Northwest General Hospital & Research Center conducted a workshop on analysis of body fluids. These workshops are part of the continue education program of the laboratory to provide quality services in the hospital . The training objectives were to develop a long-term work force and reinforce the capacity and skills of multidisciplinary […]

NWSM conducted a free of cost hands-on training in collaboration with UpSurgeOn

Northwest General Hospital and Research Center has been actively playing a pivotal role in improving trainees’ knowledge and skills by arranging national and international conferences and workshops. In this regard, Northwest School of Medicine conducted a free of cost hands-on training in collaboration with UpSurgeOn on the 2nd of October 2021. The session included cadaver-less training using […]

Awareness session on Breast cancer at Iqra National University INU-Official, Peshawar

On the 6th of October 2021, Northwest General Hospital arranged an awareness session on Breast cancer at Iqra National University INU-Official, Peshawar. The insightful session emphasized important awareness factors such as signs, symptoms, self-examination, and benefits of early detection. The NWGH’s team at the event comprised of Dr. Sana Iqbal, Consultant Radiologist, Dr. Samra Iftikhar, Specialist […]

Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Women University Mardan for internship and training of the students of Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Northwest General Hospital & Research Centre has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Women University Mardan for internship and training of the students of Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. The students will undergo internship at NWGH, a renowned hospital of the region. CEO NWGH Dr. Zia ur Rehman, Vice Chancellor Women University Mardan Prof. Dr. Ghazala […]

Breast cancer awareness session at City University of Science and Information Technology

On the 20th of October 2021, Northwest General Hospital arranged an awareness session on Breast cancer at City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar. It focused on symptoms, detection and diagnosis of Breast Cancer. The NWGH team included Dr. Naayaab Khan, Dr. Sana Iqbal, Dr. Maimoona Sattar, Dr. Farah Wahid, Syeda Aliya Azhar and […]

Breast cancer awareness session at University of Peshawar

A team of doctors from Northwest General Hospital & Research Center visited the University of Peshawar to conduct an awareness session on the symptoms, detection and diagnosis of Breast Cancer. Moreover, the session gave insight to females on benefits of early detection of, and how to regularly self-examine for, breast cancer. The team also explained […]

Breast cancer awareness session at NWGH Auditorium

In line with disseminating the message of early detection for better and effective treatment of Breast Cancer, a session on the topic was arranged at NWGH Auditorium on the 27th of October 2021. The session focused on multi-disciplinary input from doctors of different specialities, with doctors discussing diagnosis and treatment of Breast Cancer, as well […]

Breast cancer awareness session at Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar

Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre conducted an awareness session on breast cancer at the Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar. The team of doctors for the session included Dr. Fareeha, Dr. Maimoona and Dr. Arooba. The awareness session was arranged to enlighten the females of IMSciences on the symptoms of breast cancer, self examination, and […]

Breast cancer awareness session at Cecos University for male faculty and students

Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre organized a session on breast cancer awareness for the male faculty members and students of CECOS University, Peshawar. The session was led by Dr. Saad Siddiqui and Dr. Umer Khalil who discussed at length the risks of breast cancer in males, myths associated with the disease and a guideline […]

Breast cancer awareness session at Cecos University, Peshawar

Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre conducted an awareness session on breast cancer at CECOS University, Peshawar. Dr. Fareeha, Dr. Maimoona, Dr. Arooba and Dr. Yabqa led the session and shed light on the symptoms of breast cancer, self examination, and benefits of early detection of Breast Cancer. Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre conducted […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Session with the Honourable First Lady – Begum Samina Arif Alvi

As part of an ongoing national campaign on breast cancer awareness, the Honourable First Lady of Pakistan Begum Samina Arif Alvi visited the University of Peshawar where a session on Breast Cancer Awareness was organised by Northwest General Hospital and Research Centre, and the University. Vice Chancellor University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Idrees bid […]

World Pneumonia Day

Pneumonia is an acute respiratory infection caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi affecting the alveoli in the lungs. Pneumonia fills the lungs with fluid making it difficult and painful to breathe. Despite being one of the most common infectious causes of death in children worldwide, pneumonia is often overlooked and misunderstood. Pre-existing conditions and malnourishment […]

World No Tobacco Day

An estimated 6 million people die from tobacco-related ailments each year. Alarmingly, the number is projected to rise to over 8 million by 2030. Here is Dr. Muhammad Asim, Consultant Pulmonologist, with a message for the general public, particularly the youth.

MoU signing ceremony for Research Excellence Program

Northwest General Hospital signed an MoU with PharmEvo (Pvt) Ltd for a Research Excellence Program in order to provide clinicians and researchers the facilitation necessary for developing a conducive environment for clinical research. The MoU also outlined other aspects such as increased number of publications, establishing research culture, capacity-building, supporting individualized research, encouraging publication of […]

World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2021 was observed in Northwest School of Medicine & General Hospital Northwest School of Medicine and General Hospital celebrated World Environment Day 2021 by kicking off plantation drive within and outside the institutions. It is a huge honour for the Government and People of Pakistan that this year Pakistan is officially hosting […]

World Brain Tumour Day

Although brain tumour is the 10th most common type of tumour, affecting 1.4 million people globally, the general public has little to no awareness regarding it. The common symptoms that such tumours present are headache, fatigue, nausea, seizures, difficulty in speaking, and a problem with vision. Believing in the idea of detection being the best […]

World Blood Donor Day

Every year, 14th June is commemorated as Blood Donor Day worldwide. With the aim of reminding people of the importance it holds and thanking donors for their contributions, World Blood Donor Day is widely recognized. This day helps raise awareness about the need to have an increase in the availability of safe blood to save […]

Northwest School of Medicine scholarship distribution ceremony

On 24th of June 2021, NorthWest School of Medicine (NWSM) awarded 27 students a merit scholarship with a total amount of Rs.6.7 million. The Chief Guest, Mr. Kamran Bangash, Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Higher Education in Kyber Pakhtunkhwa distributed the cheques among the students. Mr. Bangash emphasized how important this contribution is to […]

Dr. Lailma Maqbool Tops Exam

Dr. Lailma Maqbool is a lecturer, clinical instructor as well as a research sponsor. Dr. Lailma Maqbool has completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northwest College of Physical Therapy in September 2020. She was selected for an internship shortly after on the basis of merit and good behavior and was hired as faculty member […]

Workshop on Synopsis Writing

As part of continuing professional development, a one day training session was organized by DEAN OFFICE NWGH &RC for Postgraduates Medical Trainees. Speaker: Dr. Masood Jawaid Speaker’s Bio: Dr. Masood Jawaid, a General Surgeon and Medical Educationist and currently working as Director Medical Affairs and Learning Innovations at PharmEvo (Pvt) Ltd.Learning Objectives for today (session Synopsis Writing) […]

World Asthma Day

The theme for this year’s World Asthma Day 2021 is “Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions”. The theme provides a call to action to address commonly withheld myths and misconceptions concerning asthma that prevent people with asthma from enjoying their daily lives. https://ginasthma.org/wad/