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World Kidney Day 2021

World Kidney Day: Your Kidney Health is in Your Hands World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness about how our “amazing kidneys” keep us healthy and help us enjoy our lives. The World Kidney Day Steering Committee has declared 2021 the year of “Living Well with Kidney Disease” to signify a shift from the current… more details »

SKMCH&RC, Lahore achieves re-accreditation by the Joint Commission International 

The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore has once again been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI). The JCI is recognised as a global leader in developing the most rigorous standards for healthcare quality and patient safety in the world. SKMCH&RC, Lahore, first achieved JCI accreditation in 2018, while SKMCH&RC, Peshawar… more details »

Covid-19 Vaccines in Pakistan and Cancer Patients

“Nobody is safe until everyone is safe” has become a mantra that reminds us of the importance of equitable access to vaccines. It is estimated that between 70% to 80% of the population has to be vaccinated in order to achieve herd immunity and break the chain of transmission of COVID-19. However, since only limited… more details »

International Childhood Cancer Day 2021

The International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) is celebrated on the 15th of February every year. It was conceived in 2001 by the Childhood Cancer International (CCI), making 2021 the 20th edition of ICCD. For 2021, the theme is “Better Survival is Achievable #ThroughOurHands”. The Focus this year is on giving tribute to children fighting cancer… more details »

World Cancer Day 2021: Reduce Your Cancer Risk

As a member of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) is committed to the goals that were envisioned in the Paris Charter on February 4, 2000 at the World Summit Against Cancer for the New Millennium in Paris. These goals are to promote research, prevent… more details »

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2021: Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer Early detection can prevent up to 80% of cervical cancers Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer. This is because vaccines exist that protect against high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types and screening programmes… more details »

World Blood Donor Day 2020

‘Donating blood at Shaukat Khanum Hospital is safe.’ - Dr. Asad Hayat Ahmad (Consultant Pathologist, SKMCH&RC) In our country there are many common excuses for not giving blood, and also many misconceptions about eligibility requirements and side effects of blood donation. All healthy men and women between 18 and 65 years of age can donate… more details »

World Brain Tumor Day

‘Early diagnosis and latest technology is vital to treat brain tumor.’ - Dr. Irfan Yousaf (Consultant Surgical Oncologist, SKMCH&RC, Lahore) World Brain Tumor Day is observed on June 8 each year across the globe. It is meant to raise awareness about this atypical sort of tumor which stands as the 10th most common type of… more details »

World Cancer Day 2020: #IAmAndIWill

Created in 2000, the World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), the largest and oldest international cancer organisation committed to taking the lead in uniting the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden. Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is a member of the UICC… more details »

International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day: Every Child Should have Equal Right to Fight Cancer Let’s pledge to increase awareness about childhood cancer in the community so that early diagnosis and referrals can help improve survival rate According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year, more than 300,000 children are diagnosed with cancer around the world.… more details »

Online Donation Box

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 http://bit.ly/2kJuvwn 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 […]


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Donate Now

Many young innocent lives are being saved at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. Last year, your Zakat made it possible to treat almost 75% of our patients for free. This year we need 8.5 billion rupees to help those who cannot afford to pay for their own treatment. While the revenue from […]


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SHAUKAT KHANUM ONLINE QURBANI MEAT DISTRIBUTION Thank you for choosing Shaukat Khanum Online Qurbani Service! 276,400 kg meat has been distributed among the needy in different parts of Pakistan Once again, Pakistanis from across the globe have shown immense trust in the Shaukat Khanum Online Qurbani Service. This year, the support from our generous supporters […]


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Shaukat Khanum Zakat Appeal


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WEBINAR: Breast Radiotherapy in a Week, Fast-Forward to Implementation

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