ALI HAJVERY FREE DRUG BANK, MAYO HOSPITAL, LAHORE
There is a large number of patients daily visiting Mayo Hospital who cannot afford to purchase expensive medicines, therefore, it was decided to establish a Free Drug Bank at OPD to help the neediest and deserving patients. Since this noble idea was conceived by Dr. Zaheer-ul-Hassan Mir, Additional Medical Superintendent, Outpatients Department (OPD), Mayo Hospital, Lahore, during his visit at the tomb of “Hazrat Ali Usman Hajvery (RA), hence it has been given the name after the name of the most famous saint of the subcontinent. The idea was shared with venerable Dr. Zahid Pervaiz, Medical Superintendent, Prof. Dr. Irfan Manzoor Bakhshi and Waqar Ahmad Mian, philanthropist and was highly appreciated by all. Finally, by the grace of Almighty Allah, Ali Hajveri Free Drug Bank (AHFDB) was established in Room No. 3 in OPD, Mayo Hospital, Lahore dated 5th March, 2012. The major objective of this Drug Bank is to provide medicines, free of cost, as one of the healthcare facilities to the patients.
ALI HAJVERY FREE DRUG BANK, LAHORE GENERAL HOSPITAL, LAHORE
The journey which was started by Dr. Zaheer-ul-Hassan Mir with his colleagues on 5th March, 2012 with the opening of first Free Drug Bank named as Ali Hajvery Free Drug Bank at OPD, Mayo Hospital-Lahore to provide the medicines free of cost to the most deserving patients of OPD Mayo Hospital, Lahore.
The main idea behind this was to obey the divine order of Almighty Allah to serve his people and provide comfort to the ailing humanity.
The second mile stone is crossed by opening of Ali Hajvery Free Drug Bank at Lahore General Hospital Lahore on 12th December,2015 with the same mission and objectives which were fixed at the time of opening of first free drug bank during 2012.
The second branch of Ali Hajvery Free Drug Bank at Lahore General Hospital was inaugurated by honourable Khawaja Ahmed Hassan, Special Adviser to Chief Minister of Punjab on 12th December 2015 with Dr. Zahid Pervez , Chiarman, AHFDB/ D.G. Health (R), Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood , Principal, Amiruddin Medical College / Postgraduate Medical Institute / Lahore General Hospital, Lahore , Dr. Capt. (R) Niaz Ahmed, Medical Superintend Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Haji Muhammad Tariq, Executive Member and Mr. Muhammad Asif Javed, Incharge/Chief coordinator, Ali Hajvery Free Drug, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore. and other distinguished guests.
ALI HAJVERY FREE DIALYSIS CENTER, GOVT. MIAN MUNSHI HOSPITAL, LAHORE
The goal fixed by Dr Zaheer-ul-Hassan Mir at the time opening of first unit of Ali Hajvery Free Drug Bank in Mayo Hospital, Lahore on March 05,2012 to help the needy patients to provide medicines free of cost and healthcare facilities, the other mile stone is crossed by opening of Ali Hajvery Haemodialysis Centre at Govt. Mian Munshi Hospital, Lahore.
To obey the divine order of Almighty ALLAH and his Prophet MUHAMMAD (SAW) to serve the people and comfort to ailing humanity, the third Unit of Ali Hajvery Free Drug Bank is inaugurated by Honourable Khawaja Ahmed Hassan, Special Adviser to Punjab Chief Minister and Mr Bilal Yasin Punjab Food Minister on May 06,2017 with Dr Zahid Pervez D.G. Health (R), Dr Muhammad Ameer M.S. Services Hospital , Lahore, Dr Fakhar-Uz- Zaman M.S. Govt, Mian Munshi Hospital, Lahore, Haji Tariq Patron-in Chief AHFDB and other distinguished guests.