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Fazl-e-Omar Hospital

Fazl-e-Omar Hospital

Fazl-e-Omar Hospital, Rabwah is a leading private health care institute in an area of Punjab, Pakistan. It is run by the Ahmadiyya Jamaat. Founded in 1958 it has now become one of the finest medical facilities in the area providing hospital services not only to the local community but also to patients from towns and villages from further afield.

With a roofed area of 115,000 square feet (10,700 m2), 150 beds and highly trained medical staff, Fazl-e-Omar aims to provide up-to-date medical care in major specialities such as medicine, surgery and paediatrics in a caring environment. Last year more than 140,000 patients were seen in the OPD.


  • Begum Zubaida Bani Wing 1
  • Tahir Heart Institute 2
  • Services 3
  • Visiting faculty 4
  • See also 5
  • External links 6

Begum Zubaida Bani Wing

2003 saw the opening of the new gynaecology/obstetrics unit at the hospital, Begum Zubaida Bani Wing. The 3-storey modern facility was opened to provide a wide range of medical/surgical services for women including gynaecology outpatient's clinic, gynaecology, antenatal/postnatal wards and operation theatre. Also incorporated in the building is the paediatric ICU unit. The department has a 24-hour delivery suite with approximately 900 delivery cases annually. The new building has a modern décor with large waiting areas, including a children's play area in the outpatient's clinic, and well decorated, fully air-conditioned private rooms, central oxygen supply & suction units. Begum Zub-aida Bani Wing also has a separate set-up for hepatitis patients.

To facilitate doctor and nurse training a seminar room and library are also available in the new wing. With the opening of this new centre it is hoped that the hospital can provide the most up-to-date medical care for women in the area including services such as colour Doppler and bone density measurement. It is also equipped with patients elevator.

Tahir Heart Institute

Tahir Heart Institute

Fazl-e-Omar hopes to provide up-to-date medical care to rival any hospital in the country. One of the plans for the near future is the opening of a new 6-storey cardiac institute. The centre is to be named after the fourth Khalifa of the Ahmadiyya Jamaat, Mirza Tahir Ahmad, who died in April 2003 and whose desire it was to have such a centre in Rabwah. The new institute will provide a wide range of cardiac care including open heart surgery, angiography / angioplasty treatment and full cardiac support services. A 250 seated auditorium will also be build, as well as facilities for patient care THI will also incorporate a research centre. The central office for the International Ahmadiyya Medical Association will be in this new wing. In addition to this, architectural plans are being made for the roof of the new centre to be used as a base for an air ambulance used to transport patients to and from the hospital.


The following medical services are available in the hospital:

Visiting faculty

The hospital also enjoys the services of a highly qualified visiting faculty:

  • Cardiology (2 days a month)
  • Dermatology (visiting specialist once a month)
  • Psychiatry (visiting specialist once a month)
  • Cosmetic and Plastic surgery (visiting specialist once a month)

See also

External links

  • The official website of THI
  • The official site of AMC

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