Akora Khattak Hospital, (Peshawar) NWFP

LRBT Free Secondary Eye Hospital, Akora Khattak,Distt: Nowshera

  • A mobile Unit was initially stationed at the Rural Health Centre in Akora Khattak in 1990.But demand for eye-care was so overwhelming that it was decided in 1991 to build a 20 bed (later increased to 40) Secondary Eye-care Hospital on land donated by a local philanthropist Mian Hizran Badshah.
  • To cater the growing volume of patients, a larger waiting area, screening rooms, additional beds and canteen facility has been built. This was funded by Shell Pakistan & Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC). PTC also contributes towards the expenses of limited cataract surgeries.
  • Serves the whole of Peshawar Division as well as Northern Punjab.
  • Secondary level low vision services are also provided.
  • Each day on average over 260 outpatients are seen and over 30 major and minor surgeries performed free.