Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) is a state of art cancer Hospital that has been founded by the current Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan Niazi.
The hospital came into being in 1994. Today the hospital and the research Centre are successfully operational in the Private sector of Pakistan.
Details of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Purpose of Shaukat Khanum
The mission statement given by the organization is:
“To act as a model institution to alleviate the suffering of patients with cancer through the application of modern methods of curative and palliative therapy irrespective of their ability to pay, the education of health care professionals and the public and perform research into the causes and treatment of cancer.”
Start of Shaukat Khanum
In 1994 when more funds were required, a mass campaign was launched and people from across Pakistan and the globe participated. It is said people donated whatever valuables they had, be it money, bonds, jewellery or so.
The Hospital and the Research Centre has been built in accordance with the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 of Pakistan.
The motivation for building the Hospital
He was motivated to build a cancer hospital as his mother had died in the pain of cancer and he did not want to see others in pain.
Organizational size of Shaukat Khanum
The size of Shaukat Khanum stretches by 2866 staff members and 600 beds. The hospital is located in Lahore and stretches over an area of 20 acres. For 2018, their annual budget was 11 billion (Pakistani rupees).
The history of Shaukat Khanum
Imran Khan was able to collect the first milestone funds for his hospital when he was in cricket. He made an appeal to the nation when Pakistan and India came head-to-head against each other in a cricket match on November 10, 1989, at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
Further Donations and milestones
He was able to collect as many as Rs. 2,902,600. In the year 1992 when Imran Khan was leading the Pakistani cricket team under his captaincy, Pakistan won the world cup and they were able to raise half million pounds in just six weeks. This was a great milestone.
How to give Shaukat Khanum
Looking at the vision and the mission of the Shaukat Khanum hospital, people across the globe are willing to donate for the great cause. Last year, the year 2018, has been a great success for Shaukat Khanum as 75% of the patients were treated on free basis. This year, Shaukat Khanum needs your support as it is mission to start operation in Karachi.
There are various ways for donating at Shaukat Khanum.
Shaukat Khanum Online Donations One time
Online Donations can be made by simply opening the following link
. You are free to choose any amount, be it small or big.
Shaukat Khanum Online Donations monthly
For monthly deductions, follow the link
and fill in the required information.
Become a Fundraiser at Shaukat Khanum
Donate any amount of your choice
or be an official online fundraiser of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital
and Research Centre by following these simple guide lines:
Step-1: Sign up
Step-2: Create your fundraising page
Step-3: Donate and pass it on to your friends
If we all do a little, we can do a lot!
Here is a quick link for starting fundraising
For details, please contact us
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What is an easy way of Shaukat Khanum donations USA based?
Now USA based citizens can also donate at the Shaukat Khanum. Here are simple steps to follow:
For Online Donations from the USA to Shaukat Khanum
Imran Khan Cancer Appeal, USA
Registered, tax-exempt public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS
For one-time donations
For Donation through Cash, Cheque or Bank Draft
Write a Cheque to Imran Khan Cancer Appeal, Inc.
and mail/deposit at Imran Khan Cancer Appeal, Inc. 4 Forest Park Dr. Farmington, CT 06032, USA.
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