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Success Stories & Blog Posts

30
Nov

PCHF UOL Chapter – CHD Awareness Session

The PCHF UOL Chapter hosted a truly heartwarming Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) awareness session today, the first of many to come from this new batch of exceptional students. Mr. Muhammad Ali Nasir, Head of Marketing – PCHF, was a guest of honour at the event where renowned singer-songwriter, Kashif Ali Baber, was invited to support...
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26
Nov

Visit: Mr. Hamza Moeen Moghal – CEO Dezital & Dr. Tanveer Hussain – Veterinarian (Glendale, California)

We were tremendously pleased to host Mr. Hamza Moeen Moghal – CEO Dezital, who brought along with him Dr. Tanveer Hussain, a 3rd generation veterinarian based in Glendale, California.   Our Volunteer CEO, Mr. Farhan Ahmad, thoroughly took them through the details of all our projects while they visited both our world-class Cardiac Care Centre...
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25
Nov

Contract (Hospital Finishing & MEP) Awarding To Pro-Health Biomedical Engineering Group (BMEG)

Our dream project, Pakistan’s first dedicated Children’s Heart Hospital & Research Insitute (CHHRI) is one significant step closer to becoming a reality. We are thrilled to announce that the contract for the next stage of our project, Finishing & MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing), has been awarded to Pro-Health Biomedical Engineering Group (BMEG), a leading...
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25
Nov

Dezital MOU Signing

25th November 2022 marks the beginning of our partnership with Dezital, a software development and staff augmentation company, which has been empowering organizations in the USA, UK and Pakistan to transform their business by stimulating digital innovation. We are both grateful and thrilled to have signed an MOU with them for the development of a...
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25
Nov

Rushna’s Success Story

This is the #SuccessStory of a 6-year-old #CHDWarrior, Rushna. She was diagnosed with a Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) called an Atrial Septal Defect #ASD, which is a hole in the septum (wall) between the two upper chambers (atria) of the heart, increasing blood that flows through the lungs.       Rushna and her family live in...
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23
Nov

PCHF UOL Chapter

We are thrilled to welcome the next batch of students, tremendously motivated young individuals, as a part of the PCHF UOL Chapter, marking a new beginning for what will surely be a prosperous year ahead. We recognize the immensely important role student societies play in fostering new relationships and adding a layer of authenticity to our organization. Mr. Muhammad...
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22
Nov

Transformation Tuesday

Not only do your donations help children like 8-year-old Rushna survive Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), but they also transform the lives of an entire family into ones with unlimited possibilities. #TransformationTuesday     Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD in Pakistan, by helping build the nation’s...
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21
Nov

Soul Festival

Raising awareness and funds for children with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), the world’s most common birth defect, at Soul Festival. Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD in Pakistan, by helping build the nation’s first dedicated, state-of-the-art Children’s Heart Hospital & Research Institute (CHHRI), as a...
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18
Nov

Research: Surgical Volume Recovery After Covid-19

https://www.pchf.org.pk/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Data-review-7.pdf    #Research on surgical volume recovery after Covid-19 by Dr. Samaa Akhtar MD; MSc (London), GCP, MRSPH (UK) Senior Research Fellow, Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (PCHF), under the leadership of Mr. Farhan Ahmad, Volunteer CEO PCHF, and the research advisory board at PCHF.    Contact Information: research@pchf.org.pk    #PlayYourPartSaveLittleHearts #MySecondInnings   #CHD #CHDAwareness #ConqueringCHD #1in100  ...
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17
Nov

Help Save Precious Lives

Being able to live a normal life may not seem like much to some, but for children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), it is a gift like no other. Together, let’s turn the dreams of these deserving children into reality. Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to...
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11
Nov

9-Year-Old Abdul’s Success Story

“History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.” – Nelson Mandela     Since our inception in 2012, we at Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (PCHF) have helped 3129 children get heart surgery at a total cost of PKR 1.21 billion. This is the #SuccessStory of a 6-year-old ‘Congenital Heart...
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08
Nov

Your Donations Saved Abdul’s Life

The life of not only 9-year-old Abdul, but the lives of all his loved ones affected by Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), have now been revitalized thanks to your generous donations.    Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD in Pakistan, by helping build the nation’s first...
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07
Nov

Haryali Market

Raising awareness and funds for children born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), the world’s most common birth defect, at Haryali Market. Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD in Pakistan, by helping build the nation’s first dedicated, state-of-the-art Children’s Heart Hospital & Research Institute (CHHRI), as...
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04
Nov

Visit: Mr. M. Zohaib Khan – Chairman Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (PASHA) and Mr. Mohsin Ali – Member CEC PASHA

It was heartening to have Mr. M. Zohaib Khan – Chairman Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (PASHA) and Mr. Mohsin Ali – Member CEC PASHA, visit us.     Mr. Awais Raoof – Chairman Board Of Governors (BOG) University Of Lahore (UOL), a source of great inspiration...
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03
Nov

PCHF Interventional Cardiology Medical Mission 2022

The PCHF Interventional Cardiology Medical Mission 2022 was successfully carried out at Children’s Hospital, Lahore. The team of visiting doctors included Dr. Younes Boudjemline and Dr. Saif Ur Rehman from Doha, Qatar. They were accompanied by our local team of Cardiologists led by Dr. Najam Hyder.      Over the course of 2 days, we were...
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31
Oct

Help Save A Precious Life

The effects that Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) can have on a precious life are severe. However, if children suffering from this potentially fatal disease are given access to proper treatment on time, they will get a second chance at life. One that they can live normally like all the other kids around them.    Legendary...
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28
Oct

5-Year-Old John’s Success Story

This is the #SuccessStory of a 5-year-old ‘Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Warrior’, John. He was diagnosed with a potentially fatal CHD called a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), which is a hole in the septum (wall) that separates the two lower ventricles (chambers) of the heart.      John’s family came to us from Lahore’s Youhanabad area....
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25
Oct

New Catheterization Laboratory

We are delighted to announce the addition of a new catheterization laboratory at our very own Child Heart Center at the University of Lahore Teaching Hospital (ULTH). A heartfelt thank you to ULTH for this state-of-the-art facility which will help us provide exemplary diagnostic and treatment options to children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD).  ...
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25
Oct

Transformation Tuesday

Our ambition of ensuring that not a single child, like 5-year-old John and his family, are deprived of access to world-class treatment for Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) can only be transformed into reality through your generous donations. #TransformationTuesday     Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD...
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17
Oct

Motivation Monday

Our utmost priority is to save the precious lives of children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). 60,000 children are born with CHD every year in Pakistan, with around 25% of them requiring life-saving heart surgery. Through us, you can help them survive and become ‘CHD Warriors’. #MotivationMonday    Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq,...
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15
Oct

4-Year-Old Maryam’s Success Story

“Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.” – Henry Ward Beecher, Social Reformer    Since our inception in 2012, we at Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (PCHF), have helped 3076 children get heart surgery. This is the #SuccessStory of 4-year-old Maryam, who was diagnosed with a Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) called an...
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13
Oct

PCHF Islamabad Launch!

We are delighted beyond measure to have taken another significant step on our journey to conquering Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in Pakistan, the launch of our Islamabad office! We marked the truly special occasion with an inauguration ceremony in the presence of our phenomenal supporters.    Sybrid Private Limited, a premier business outsourcing company operating...
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11
Oct

Visit: Mr. Aqib Saleem & Mr. Faisal Azeem (USA)

We were thrilled to welcome two esteemed guests, Mr. Aqib Saleem and Mr. Faisal Azeem, all the way from the United States who were keen to see the enormous strides we are making on the journey to conquering Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), the world’s most common birth defect, in Pakistan.   Our Volunteer CEO, Mr....
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03
Oct

Help Us Save A Precious Life!

Children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) are brought to us by their families for life-saving heart surgery. They are immensely brave and full of resilience. If they get timely treatment, they can go on to live a normal life, one in which they can go on to chase their dreams. We need your support...
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01
Oct

6-Year-Old Maham’s Success Story

#SaturdaySpecial    This is the #SuccessStory of Maham, a 6-year-old ‘Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Warrior’ who came to us all the way from Sialkot. She was diagnosed with a CHD called an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD).     An ASD is a hole in the septum (wall) between the two upper chambers (atria) of the...
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29
Sep

World Heart Day – In Collaboration With Habib Oil Mills

A healthy heart is the key to a healthy life. On #WorldHeartDay, in collaboration with Habib Oil Mills and the University Of Lahore (UOL), we arranged an exclusive celebration of what is a tremendously special occasion for us and all our supporters. It is a day where we tell everyone to always put their hearts...
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27
Sep

Transformation Tuesday

A better future for entire families affected by Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is what your donations lead to. Transforming the anguish of not one, but multiple lives, into sheer joy. #TransformationTuesday     Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD in Pakistan, by helping build the nation’s...
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20
Sep

Help Us Save A Precious Life

Impoverished Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) affected families in Pakistan go through unimaginable hurdles in the search for treatment. Through your donations, we can ease the anguish caused by the world’s most common birth defect, not only by providing much needed access to world-class treatment options, but also by doing so completely free-of-cost.    Legendary Pakistani...
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19
Sep

2-Year-Old Rohan’s Success Story

#SuccessStory    “History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.” – Nelson Mandela    Since our inception in 2012, we at Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (PCHF), have helped 3015 children get heart surgery at a total cost of PKR 1.15 billion. This is the inspirational success story of...
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14
Sep

Haryali Market

Raising awareness and funds for children born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), the world’s most common birth defect, at Haryali Market. Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us on the journey to conquering CHD in Pakistan, by helping build the nation’s first dedicated, state-of-the-art Children’s Heart Hospital & Research Institute (CHHRI), as...
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13
Sep

Your Donations Saved Rohan’s Precious Life

Lives of entire families affected by Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) are changed for the better because of your donations. These generous contributions are not only ensuring that a child’s precious life is saved, but also alleviating the constant, deep anguish of a deserving family.    Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah Ul Haq, is also alongside us...
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06
Sep

Donate Now To Save Rohan’s Precious Life

Every child deserves a life filled with moments of love and happiness. For children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), our goal is to provide them with timely access to world-class life-saving treatment, regardless of their financial means, so that they can go on to live a full life. In order to achieve our goal,...
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05
Sep

Visit: Parents of ‘Aslan – The Heart Warrior’: Mr. Baqir Ali & Mrs. Namrah Baqir

Since our inception in 2012, we have gained the support of many distinguished individuals and prestigious organizations on our journey to conquering Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in Pakistan. To add to our ever-growing, remarkable supporter base, are the parents of ‘Aslan – The Heart Warrior’, Mr. Baqir Ali & Mrs. Namrah Baqir. These are two...
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05
Sep

9-Year-Old Ali’s Success Story

This is the remarkable success story of young Ali, a 9-year-old ‘Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Warrior’ who came to us all the way from Gujranwala, Punjab. He was diagnosed with a CHD called Tricuspid Atresia (TA).    TA is a birth defect in which the valve that controls blood flow from the right upper chamber...
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30
Aug

Transformation Tuesday

We ensure that donations are utilized in the best possible way, that being towards easing the anguish of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) affected families. Ali’s family, after going through many trials and tribulations, brought him to us for treatment. We are delighted to convey to our donors that, with their generous contributions, we were able...
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22
Aug

Visit: BankIslami Senior Representatives

We are honoured to now have the prestigious BankIslami alongside us on our journey to conquering Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) in Pakistan. Being the first Islamic commercial bank in the country to receive an Islamic banking license, under the Islamic banking policy of 2003 from the State Bank of Pakistan, we are thrilled to be registered on...
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22
Aug

Visit: Dr. Murtaza Shakir – Specialist: Surgical Oncology & General Surgery (USA)

It was an immense pleasure to host Dr. Murtaza Shakir, an Aga Khan University (AKU) graduate, who is now a specialist in Surgical Oncology & General Surgery in the USA. He met our Volunteer CEO, Mr. Farhan Ahmad, in Houston (Texas, USA) on one of our fundraising tours and has been supporting our cause tremendously.    ...
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22
Aug

Donate Now To Save Ali’s Life

On this #MotivationMonday, we want to share with you that our primary aim right now is to save this child’s life. You can help us achieve that by donating towards our cause, which is to ensure that not a single child suffering from Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), the world’s most common birth defect, in Pakistan...
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20
Aug

1-Year-Old Umair’s Success Story

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” –  John F. Kennedy    Since our inception in 2012, we at Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (PCHF), have helped 2967 children get heart surgery at a total cost of PKR 1.1 billion. This is the tremendously uplifting success story of Umair,...
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17
Aug

Visit: Dr. Faisal Cheema – Director Research HCA Healthcare From Houston (Texas, USA)

We were delighted beyond measure to have Dr. Faisal Cheema, Director of Research at HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) Healthcare Gulf Coast Division, come visit us with his family all the way from Houston, Texas (USA). We have been immensely fortunate to have such a distinguished doctor, an AKU (Aga Khan University) graduate, alongside us...
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16
Aug

Your Donations Saved Umair’s Life

Your donations are genuinely making a real difference in the lives of those adversely affected by Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). We urge you to keep on contributing, as this will inspire others to join our cause as well. Together, we shall be able to ensure that not a single child suffering from CHD in Pakistan...
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13
Aug

International Youth Day

On #InternationalYouthDay, our tremendously devoted Volunteer CEO, Mr. Farhan Ahmad, had the privilege of being one of the Chief Guests at the Milkar Volunteer Awards 2022, held at Governor’s House. He was awarded by the honourable Governor, Mr. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman, after which together, they distributed awards amongst the young, inspirational individuals who will...
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10
Aug

Visit: Mr. Taimoor Hassan, Senior Software Engineer, & Mr. Faisal Shahzad, Principal Software Engineer, From Siqa Software Services

It was an absolute pleasure to host Mr. Taimoor Hassan, Senior Software Engineer, and Mr. Faisal Shahzad, Principal Software Engineer, from Siqa Software Services, a remarkable organization with over two decades of experience in software development for companies in both the public and private sectors. We are tremendously grateful to them for coming to us all...
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10
Aug

Donate Now To Heal Umair’s Heart

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is the world’s most common birth defect and can be potentially fatal. However, if the children suffering from this disease get timely heart surgery, they can go on to live a normal, healthy life. We need you to support us so that we can provide these children with access to world-class...
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06
Aug

1-Year-Old Imran’s Success Story

#SaturdaySpecial #SuccessStory    This is the tremendously inspirational success story of little Imran, a 1-year-old ‘Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Warrior’ who came to us all the way from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir. He was diagnosed with a CHD known as Atrial Septal Defect (ASD).    ASD is a hole in the septum (wall) between the two...
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03
Aug

Visit: Dr. Sayed Asad Ali – Nephrologist & Dr. Syed Ahsan Ali – Gastroenterologist From Dayton (Ohio, USA)

Dr. Salman A. Shah, a renowned Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon who has performed the life-saving surgeries of so many of our patients, and someone we are immensely proud to have on our Medical Advisory Board, had the opportunity to enlighten 2 distinguished individuals about our cause. Dr. Sayed Asad Ali, a Nephrologist, and Dr. Syed Ahsan...
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02
Aug

Transformation Tuesday

Imran’s family made the long journey to us from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir. Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), the world’s most common birth defect, had left them devastated. If it wasn’t for the benevolent hearts of our donors, we wouldn’t have been able to transform their dream of living a blissful life together into reality.  #TransformationTuesday   ...
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25
Jul

Motivation Monday

Today’s #MotivationMonday is particularly special. This child’s family has travelled a long way to get to us and have faced tremendous trials & tribulations along the way. Now, they need you to donate so that we at PCHF, can give their little bundle of joy a second chance at life.    Legendary Pakistani cricketer, Misbah...
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23
Jul

12-Year-Old Munir’s Success Story

#SuccessStory    “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John F. Kennedy    Since our inception in 2012, we at Pakistan Children’s Heart Foundation (PCHF), have helped 2944 children get heart surgery at a total cost of PKR 1122 million. This is the phenomenal success story of...
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23
Jul

Visit: Mr. Ghulam J. Warriach & Family From The USA

It was an absolute pleasure to welcome such an amazing family all the way from the United States. Mr. Ghulam J. Warriach, along with his son, Mr. Mushtaq J. Warriach, his daughter, Ms. Eshtiaq J. Warriach and daughter-in-law, Shaima Azeem, were all keen to see the progress we are making on the journey to conquering...
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