22nd Birthday Celebrations
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) celebrated its 22nd birthday in a colorful event organized by Shaukat Khanum Tigers’ Club. Nearly 700 school children from various cities across Pakistan participated in the event. A large gathering showed the enthusiasm of children for their passion to fight against cancer. Children from different schools paid tribute to the hospital by their sweet-toned choir performances. Famous artist Ayesha Sana hosted the event. Chief guest Dr. Asif Loya, Medical Director, SMCH&RC, Lahore distributed prizes and certificates among the winners of a Birthday Card Competition. In this competition more than 5,000 entries received from different schools, all over Pakistan. These inspiring birthday cards depicted the devotion and passion of the children for the Hospital and highlighted their understanding of the fact that how SKMCH&RC is helping to save lives of cancer patients. In the end, under treatment cancer patients of the Hospital cut the cake. According to the hospital record, the total amount spent on philanthropically supported patient care, in these twenty-two years has now crossed Rs. 27 billion and indeed, this have been made possible with unconditional support of people of Pakistan.