University Medical Complex (UMC), located in Karachi, Pakistan is a vision decades in the making.
IMI is constructing a state-of-the-art 500 bedded hospital and medical complex located in Gulistan-e-Johar on University Road. The land for the project has been donated by the Zaidi Abid Foundation.
Joint Project by lmamia Medics International, Baqar Health and Education Welfare Trust, and the Zaidi Abid Foundation
Approval by Construction Authority of Sindh has been obtained
Construction to begin on 5000 square yard plot first
70% of the income generated will be reinvested into facilities
A second feasibility study is underway
Consultation firms within Pakistan have been engaged
International faculty from Canada, Pakistan, the US, and the UK are already on board
Project Update: The Foundation Stone is Laid
The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of this esteemed project was held on Saturday, 17th December 2022 at project site in Gulistan-e-Johar Karachi and was attended by numerous supporters and honored dignitaries. Highlights of the event are included in the video above.
This UMC Project event also received much coverage through a range of media. Highlights of this spotlight on the UMC Groundbreaking can be viewed in this video:
Endorsements from Leaders & Scholars from Around the World
The Honorable US Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee was the Keynote Speaker at IMI's 14th Annual National Conference in Houston, Texas, where addressing an august assembly of over 600, including Doctors, Scientists and Professionals from across the strata, she highlighted the most outstanding relief and humanitarian work IMI has been under taking around the globe for the past 25 years and most recently in the Pakistan floods. Congresswoman Lee, also Founder and Co-chair of the Pakistan Caucus & Pak-American Friendship Council Presented IMI with its first ever Congressional Recognition Award highlighting IMIs years of relentless efforts and dedication in serving humanity in more than 17 countries. This award was complimented with yet another Congressional Award presented to IMI on behalf of Congressman Al Greene.
She was full of praise and whole-heartedly endorsed IMI's Landmark project, The University Medical Complex (UMC) - a 500-bedded state of the art Multi-specialty Medical Health Facility in the heart of Karachi, Pakistan to which a finest Medical & Dental College will be added in subsequent phases.
Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi Endorses the UMC Project
Imam Tahir Endorses the UMC Project
Maulana Nabi Raza Abidi Endorses the UMC Project
The vision behind UMC is to become a Center of Execellence in Specialized Healthcare in Pakistan with affordable healthcare for all communities regardless of faith backgrounds, race, ethnicity--serving humanity and saving lives together.
To provide high quality, affordable, equitable, specialized healthcare through an integrated clinical ecosystem of professional excellence, clinical education, innovation and research.
IMI has partnered with two reputable non-profits also working in Pakistan to ensure that together we can improve affordable access to quality healthcare in the country: the Zaidi Abidi Foundation and the Baqar Health & Education Welfare Trust.
The “Zaidi Abid Foundation” (ZAF): working for last 30 years and offering incredible support and resources including 2 large pieces of prime lands for the hospital in Gulistan-e-Johar.
‘Baqar Health and Education Welfare Trust’ (BET): working for last 20 years & offering unfaltering support to this noble cause of affordable hospital.
The total project cost is $33 million and the first phase requires 4 million. $400,000 has been pledge thus far and more than $167,000 raised thus far. Your support is needed now to make this much-needed project a reality.
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