Christian Hospital Taxila Pakistan
It is an important archeological site in Pakistan containing the ruins of Gandharan city. Today, Taxila is situated at the western region of the Islamabad Capital territory, to the northwest of Rawalpindi and on the border of the Punjab. Taxilla is just off the Grand Trunk Road. Taxila is one of the seven Tehsils of Rawalpindi District. Christian Hospital in Taxila, Pakistan, founded by Dr. John Gregory Martin, began serving rural patients in 1922.
Objectives of Christian Hospital Taxila Pakistan
Quality low cost health delivery has been the policy of the hospital. Classified as a general hospital, it is known for prevention of blindness and restoring sight. As well, it is the largest eye service hospital in the world. Of its 766 beds, 587 are dedicated to eye patients, the others to general and obstetrical patients. Over 102,000 patients come to the hospital each year, 8,000 of them for various types of eye surgery. Dr. Ashchenaz M. Lall is the Medical Director.