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Seven Days "Wheelchair Seating Training" has been arranged by International Committee of the Red Cross Pakistan at Paraplegic Center Peshawar 18-26 October 2017 with participation of rehab professionals from Muzzafarabad Physical Center (MPRC), Akbar Kare Institute (AKI), Pakistan Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (PIRS) and Paraplegic Center.

— On the occasion of retirement of three veteran staff, Javed (I/c Pharmacy, Abdul Malik ( I/c Linen ), & Azziz ur Rahman (I/c Sterilization), a farewell party was arranged in their honor at Paraplegic Center.

 — 46th meeting of the "Board of Governors" in progress

 — Tender opening of Chicken/Meat, today.

 Chief Executive, Paraplegic Center Peshawar, delivered a lecture, on "Healthy Life Style" to the PPSA faculty & PMS Officers, at Pakistan Provincial Services Academy Peshawar.

 —  45th Meeting of the "Board of Governors"  in progress........................ 20/06/2017.

 — An Iftar/dinner was arranged by "IM Volunteer" for the staff, patients & their attendants at Paraplegic Center Hayatabad Peshawar.Gratitude to Mr. Ilyas from KSA and Mr. Shafqat from Peshawar for sponsoring the items.

 —   Mr. Muhammad Aslam (Ashraf Industries) and Chief Engineer (Jalal) visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar and met with Chief Executive and Chairman PCP. He handed over a cheque of 5k for the center.

  —  44th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 18/04/2017.

 —  Today a function was arranged, regarding "sports week" at PCP. Staff &  Patients with their attendant participated. Prize were distributed among the winners,  and at the end, a Lunch party was given to all participants.  

 

 —  Interviews of Medical doctors & Physical therapist being conducted, today

Paraplegic Center is celebrating Sports Week, 07-11 March 2017, at the center, to encompass more that just a physical activity and give Psychological relief to patients, their attendants and staff.

Honorable Governor KP, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar, today, as chief guest of the event “Highlighting Credible Charity Organizations”, arranged in collaboration with Pakistan Peace Collective, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting.

—  Delegation from ICRC International Office Geneva , visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar today

43rd Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center is in progress

— Mohammad Mamoon Khan, (Sr. Marketing Manager, EGS Pvt Ltd), donated "Core i3 Laptop, to Paraplegic Center Peshawar.

 —  Interviews of Physical therapists & Physio Asstts being conducted, today.


—  Interviews of Staff Nurse & Nurse Asstt being conducted, today

  —  Director, Mohammad Naeem along with his team , from Social welfare, special education and Women empowerment department  Govt of KP,  visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar today.

 "Miss Christine Beerli", Vice President ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross), Geneva, with Sub delegation ICRC visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar on 12-12-2016.

— A team of Mashriq TV, visited Paraplegic Center, to make a documentary on  people with spinal cord injuries, on 3rd Dec, 2016. 

— The International Day of People with Disabilities, jointly observed in the city of Peshawar, KP by Paraplegic Center Peshawar, Pakistan Red Crescent , International Committee of Red Cross Pakistan and Pakistan Institute of Prosthetic and Orthotics Sciences.

 — 42nd Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 25/11/2016.

— A QUICK VISIT OF THE CEO HHRD USA

  The Chief Executive USA, "Mr. Farrukh Raza", the Country Director HHRD Pakistan "Mr.Fazlur Rehman" visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar today.

   They took keen interest in all the departments of the Center and assured the CEO (Mr.Ilyas Syed) of continuing their full cooperation with this unique Physical      Rehab facility.

 Today, students of Physical therapy (8th semester), from Riphah International University  Islamabad visited PCP,


3rd farewell party arranged in honor of the graduates(patients) of the follow up program at Paraplegic Center Peshawar. Besides the active participation of ICRC, the Station Manager of AVT khyber, Mr. Zaki ur Rehman also addressed the gathering as the Chief guest of this ceremony.

Two days awareness seminar on spinal cord injury at Paraplegic Center Peshawar & active participation of final semester students of Physical Therapy from IPMR, NCS, NWIHS and MCP, ICRC delegation and Director IPMR.

Roohul Amin Accountant to P.A Khyber Agency , visited Paraplegic Centre Peshawar, today.

—  Chief Executive, Paraplegic Center Peshawar (PCP), delivered a lecture, to the PMS Officers, on "comprehensively rehabilitative services"  to people with spinal cord injuries, at PCP.

41st Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 30/09/2016.

— Capt (R) Khalid Mehmood, Political Agent, Khyber Agency, visited Paraplegic Centre Peshawar, today.

— Paraplegic Center Peshawar celebrated World Physical Therapy Day 2016 together with all leading stakeholders related to physical therapy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan (universities, service providers and associations).Thanks to all for joint efforts.

—  Chief Executive, Paraplegic Center, delivered a lecture, on "Ergonomics" to the PPSA faculty and PMS Officers, at Pakistan Provincial Services Academy Peshawar.

 

— ILHAN ERDOGAN, Principal "PAK TURK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS & COLLEGES" visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar (PCP) 

— Chief Executive Paraplegic Center Peshawar, signing "MoU" for incineration of "medical waste" with Dr.Iftikhar Ali deputy Director Administration IKD, HMC.

 — Today, the team of wheelchair users from PCP, visited for inspection of bus stands regarding availability of separate counters for concession in fare rates and other facilities to PWDs. 

— Today at Paraplegic Center Peshawar, a thanks giving ceremony was arranged for ICRC; vehicles donated as logistic support for expansion of Follow up program to the whole of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  

The PCP staff, Patients & their attendants  celebrated the "independence day" (14 August). At this occasion different TV channels/Newspaper's representatives also participated.

   A One day Workshop (Role of Psychology after spinal cord injury) was arranged by the students of Islamia college Peshawar with the collaboration of Paraplegic Center  Peshawar, on 11/08/2016.

Chief Executive PCP has given a detailed presentation on "Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation" to people with spinal cord injuries and its services. 

  Paraplegic Center Peshawar (PCP) acknowledges the donation of two 165 KVA Diesel Electric Generators by ICRC and thank their continued, faithful support for people with spinal cord injuries. The ICRC sub delegation Peshawar visited PCP to sign donation certificate with CEO. 

June 28, 2016
Location: Paraplegic Center Hayatabad Peshawar

Afthar Dinner, for the patients their attendants and staff of the Paraplegic Centre Peshawar, was sponsored & arranged by "Engineer Munawar Khan"; IM Volunteer also assisted in the arrangements.

—  Donated foods items were distributed by the CEO  PCP among  the needy staff of the paraplegic center Peshawar on 23/06/2016.

—  39th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 24/05/2016.

—  Paraplegic Center Peshawar hosted the prize distribution ceremony of first KP wheelchair cricket championship on 17 May 2016, to celebrate the victory of “Peshawar Warriors”. CEO of PCP, ICRC representatives and Director PIPOS was present at the occasion.

— "Friends of Paraplegics Peshawar" in collaboration with the "Govt of KP" and "PCP", has arranged  "Wheelchair Cricket Championship" at Gymkhana, Peshawar. More than Sixty wheelchair bound players are participating. Today  the Final match will be played between two teams, "Peshawar & FATA", and closing ceremony from 3 to 5 pm.

—  A lecture delivered by Mr. Amir zeb, head of physiotherapy department, on the "pain after spinal cord injury " at Paraplegic Center Hayatabad,  on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

 — 74th Pre-Service participants of the Pakistan Provincial Services Academy Peshawar, PPSA faculty and PMS Officers from KP visited Paraplegic Center on Thursday, 14th April 2016.

— IN-SERVICE TRAINING CLASS

    Mr. Haider Zaman (Psychologist ) delivered a lecture on " The golden rules of successful life" at Paraplegic Center Peshawar( PCP).

 — 38th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 29/03/2016

 — Thursday, 24 March, 2016-ICRC Delegation visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar; signed Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen and develop the program for long-term sustainability.

 

— A Journalist Yousaf Jan with Cameraman Tariq Khan from "Khyber Watch" visited Paraplegic Center on 17/03/2016  to interview the victims of aerial firing resulting in Spinal Cord Injury.

— Dr. S.M.Ilyas (CEO) and Ms. Zara Batool (Physiotherapist), PCP interviewed on the Radio Pakistan (FM 101), Shams Momand thematic show “Ilme Rana” to explore the views of physical rehabilitation. 

—  Prof. Dr. Muhammad Fahim Khan (Renowned expert and scholar in the field of Economics & Finance), Dr. Zahid Bukhari (Member of Center for Muslim Christian Understanding) and Dr. Fazal ur Rehman (Country Director, HHRD) visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar.

  —  Awareness session on the rights of Women with Disabilities Peshawar KP arranged at Paraplegic Center peshawar by  Ms. Afshan Afridi , co-trainer and Psychologist of PCP, discussing gender, disability, discrimination and problems faced by women with disabilities.

 —   Mr. Ahmad Hassan (Managing Director) with Mr. Aziz ur Rehman (Assistant Manager Health) visited, Paraplegic Center Hayatabad on 18/02/2016.  

  —  Written test for the post of Account Asstt was conducted on 16-02-2016, at paraplegic center Hayatabad, and the result has been uploaded on the website (www.paraplegiccenter.org)

 —  Written test for the post of HR Officer was conducted on 13-02-2016, at paraplegic center Hayatabad, and the result has been uploaded on the website (www.paraplegiccenter.org)

— 37th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 26/01/2016

— 36th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 11/12/2015

3rd December 2015, being the International Day for Special people (PWDs), was celebrated.A great function was arranged in which different institutions & volunteers participated. The Chief Guest was the "Chairman PCP, Mr.Zia-ur-Rahman (Ex-Finance Sec Govt of KP)".

 — A visit of Professor "Fary Khan" Director of rehabilitation medicine at Royal Melbourne Hospital Australia and Major Dr. Amir from AFIRM Islamabad.

  — Appreciating & distributing "Bravery Awards" in Attendants, who took their patients out or stayed with them inside their rooms, during the devastating Earthquake of October the 26th,2015,

  — quick visit & meeting with "Mr. Asim Zafar" Secretary "Center of Independent living Islamabad", to Paraplegic Center Hayatabad Peshawar

— The first Pakistani "Oscar winner", "Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy" visited  Paraplegic Center Hayatabad, Peshawar.

— 35th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 16/10/2015

— Afthar Dinner, sponsored and arranged by the volunteers, students and faculty of the IMS (Institute of Managment Sciences Hayatabad) for the patients their attendants and staff of the Paraplegic Centre Peshawar, on 01/07/2015.

  — A detailed lecture was delivered by Neelofer Idrees Head of Orthotics Department at Paraplegic Center Peshawar .All HODs & Staff on duty attended the class.

    —  A special lecture delivered by Sardar Ali Rediology Technician on the topic of X-Ray, Radiology & Radiography.History,advantages & side effect of radiation . All HODs & Staff on duty attended the class.

  —  The ground breaking ceremony of Construction of new building at Paraplegic Center Peshawar was held today on 27/05/2015. Qari Ashraf Sahib alongwith Mr.Zia ur Rahman (Chairman PCP), Adnan Malik (Admin/HR officer), Sabir Mohammad (Admin/Security officer) & Aurangzeb (Sub Engineer C&W), Fazal Kareem (engineer PCP) prayed for the safe & sound process of construction. 

 — A special lecture delivered by Ahmad Ali (rehab Co-ordinator) on 6 may , 2015 on the topic of "Autonomic Dysfuncation " All HODs & Staff on duty attended the class

 A special lecture was delivered by Shah Hussain (Psychologist) on April 29, 2015 on the topic of "Psychological Aspect of Spinal cord injury (SCI)" All HODs & Staff on duty attended the class.

 — Equipments/appliances (donated by HHRD and FOP) distribution ceremony was held for PWDs, at Paraplegic Center Peshawar. Syed Mohammad ilyas (CEO, PCP) appreciated the generous donation of HHRD and the relentless efforts of the FOP.

— A farewell ceremony was held on 14th April 2015, at Paraplegic Center Peshawar regarding Patient Care Follow up Program. Mr. Xavier  (Head of sub delegation ICRC),  and Honorable Chief Guest Mr. Mehmood Jan (Chairman Standing Committee for Health) were present on this occasion, and they appreciated the excellent performance of Paraplegic Center staff.

 In order to train & educate the Center's Employees, a detailed Lecture/presentation was given by Syed Mohammad Ilyas (CEO) on 01/04/2015 at Paraplegic Center Peshawar regarding the services & comprehensive approach of PCP towards the Treatment & physical rehabilitation of people with post traumatic spinal cord injuries from all over the country . All HODs and Staff on duty attended & participated.

 — 32th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 27/04/2015.

— A detail Lecture/presentation was given by Amir Zeb (Physiotherapist), on 25/03/2015 at Paraplegic Center Peshawar, in order to train & educate the Center's Employees, regarding Chest Physical therapy, its importance & Objectives of patients with spinal cord injuries.All HODs & Staff on duty attended & participated this session.

 

— On 21/03/2015, A brief presentation was given by Adnan Malik (Admin/HR Officer) regarding the performance evaluation system in order to train and educate the employees of the PCP. CEO ,All HODs, and Staff attended the class and participated actively.

— Chief Executive Paraplegic Center, Peshawar was invited to deliver a lecture on "Rehabilitation of People with Spinal Cord Injuries" at the "Basic Spine Course" arranged by the "Pakistan Orthopedic Association" (Spine Forum), at "Royal Palm Golf & Country Club, Lahore, on 27-28th Feb, 2015.

— The Honorable Minister Finance Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Muzaffar Said visited Paraplegic Center Peshawar on 18/02/15, on the occasion of Ceremony regarding Gratuity/Retirement Benefits. He appreciated the excellent Performance of the PCP.  He distributed Gratuity/Retirement Benefits  Cheques in the Center's employees also announced increase in Grant-in-Aid in upcoming Budget of KP Govt.

— "International Committee of the Red Cross" (ICRC) , donated items to the Paraplegic Center Peshawar (PCP) on 23/01/2015.

Khyber News, team in recording program " ka za Wazir Azam way" or "if I was a Prime Minister “at "Paraplegic Center Peshawar" with Mr.Wisal Khan, Shahabudin,Afshan Afridi And Ali Khattak as the perspective Prime Minister & Mr. Syed Muhammad Ilyas ,as Chief Guest.

 On the eve of retirement of two staff members Mr. Ghulam Ali (Staff Nurse) & Mr.Pervez Iqbal (Physio Tech),  a farewell party was arranged in their honor in Paraplegic Center on 10/01/2015. Syed Mohammad Ilyas (CEO) & HODs acknowledged their great services rendered to the Center and paid rich tributes to them. The CEO of Center distributed  Cheques (Gratuity) among them. In the end a modest Farewell Tea Party was served to all staff and the retiring Guests.

  —  Newly appointed Rehab  Co-ordinator of ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) , Mr Carlos Delgado, visited Paraplegic Center on 08-01-2015.

—  3rd December 2014, being the International Day for Special people (PWDs), was celebrated  with great pomp and show with active cooperation of the  “Friends of Paraplegics”. A great function was arranged in which different institutions & volunteers participated. The Chief Guest was the "Chairman Paraplegic Center, Mr.Zia-ur-Rahman (Ex-Finance Secretary Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) who appreciated the great role of Paraplegic Center in looking after and Rehabilitation of the patient with spinal cord injury. 

Utilizing this opportunity, "Mr.Zia-ur-Rahman" the Chairman Paraplegic Center, briefed the participants regarding the background, history and services of the Center.

Mr. Xavier  (Head of the ICRC sub delegation) distributed Medals & Trophies among the Volunteers  and disable persons on behalf of Friends of Paraplegics.

— Physiotherapy Students from IPM&R (KMU) visited paraplegic center Peshawar on Thursday, November 6, 2014.

— Another dream coming true

 

Paraplegic center Peshawar sports club in embarking upon active participation in ARCHERY Mr. Wisal Muhammad (the president of Pakistan ARCHERY federation) visited the center today and appreciated what the center has been doing for its patients and PWDs (people with disability)

Another Dream coming true.

A contingent of 3 PWDs ( People with disabilities), members  of the Paraplegic Center's Sports club are embarking upon a journey of their life time to represent Pakistan in the upcoming Incheon Para Games in South Korea (from 18th to 24th of Oct , 2014).

A well attend Press conference was arranged at the Peshawar Press Club in the Presence of  the Honorable Minister for Sports & Culture for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Mr. Ajmad Afridi) in the honor of the departmenting team.

A large number of Patients, Friends, and Staff members were present at the time of their departure.

They were departed with thousands applauds and prayers for their safe & successful Journey.

 

Mr. Sajid Iqbal (Program Coordinator) & Mr. Arshad Khan from inkind donation program, Helping Hand for Relief & Development Islamabad, donating a Container full of Medical disposables and Rehabilitation related equipment to Paraplegic Center Hayatabad Peshawar, in the presence of CEO and HODs of the Center.

Medical and surgical disposable along with durable medical Equipments Donated to ‘Paraplegic centre Peshawar ’ on 13/09/2014, by the  mankind Donation Program of the ‘Helping Hand Relief and Development (HHRD) Pakistan HHRD has Been supporting Paraplegic Centre Peshawar and has donated medical and surgical equipments worth Millions of Rupees to it over the Years .

 Dr. Habibur Rehmeem a known Neurologist from Ireland, will deliver a lecture on the medical management of Spasticity, on 18/08/2014 Monday  (11.AM) at the Paraplegic Center Hayatabad Peshawar.

—  On 24/07/2014, an Iftar Dinner was given by an NGO  " I am Volunteer" to the patients, attendants &  Staff of the Paraplegic Center Hayatabad, Peshawar. The Guests also included 10 Palestinee Students studying at University of Engineering Peshawar.  

 Patient's Attendants of the Paraplegic Center arranged "Welcome Ramazan Party" for the Staff , on 28/06/2014.

Mr. Syed Hidayat Jan Secretary Social Welfare & Women Development Department, visited Paraplegic Center  today on 24/06/2014. During His visit, he was  given a detailed Presentation about the Center by Mr. Syed Mohammad Ilyas, Chief Executive Officer Paraplegic Center.

 27th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 20/06/2014

 Paraplegic Center's "Sports Club" participates in National Paralympics Peshawar.

   A contingent of 18  is participating in different games in National Paralympics held from 29th to 31st May, 2014 at "Qayyum Stadium" Peshawar.

 26th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 25/04/2014.

On the eve of retirement of two veteran staff Mr. Mohammad Zahir Khan (Rehab Co-ordinator), Raja Bashir (Head Nurse), Khalid Khan (Lab Tech), Bakhtiar Mohammad (Nurse Asstt) & Nafeesa Bibi (Staff Nurse),  a grand farewell party was arranged in their honor in Paraplegic Center on 26 Feb 2014. All HODs, of rep attendants  & CEO acknowledged their great services rendered to the Center and paid rich tributes to them. In the end a Lavish Farewell Lunch was served to all staff and the retiring Guests.

Office Bearers and members of the "Rotary Club Peshawar", visited Paraplegic Center Hayatabad, on 18/02/2014 

— 24th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 21/02/2014

Distribution of Health Takaful (Insurance)  Cards among the Staff of the Paraplegic Center on 05/02/2014

On  Jan 2nd 2014, Shehryar Khan Afridi (MNA PTI ) visited Paraplegic Center Hayatabad, along with Minister Health, Shaukat Ali Yousafzai, and handed over  Rs. 2 lac which he had announced as a donation on 3rd Day of Dec 2013, The International Day for Disable People.


—  23rd Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 27/12/2013.

—  A Grand Ceremony was arranged in the Center on 14 Dec 2013 to appreciate and acknowledge the services of the Staff & Volunteers in celebrating  the great function of 3rd Dec  the International  day of disables in Paraplegic Center. Chief Guest Zia ur Rehman distributed Certificates among the Volunteers  and prizes & donations among the needy disable persons on behalf of Friends of Paraplegics.

3rd December 2013, being the International Day for Special people (PWDs), was celebrated  with great pomp and show with active cooperation of the  “Friends of Paraplegics”. A great function was arranged in which different institutions & volunteers participated. The Chief Guest was MNA Shehryar Khan Afridi, who appreciated the great role of Paraplegic Center in looking after and Rehabilitation of the patient with spinal cord injury.  The Chief Guest also announced Rs. 2 Lac for the Center.

 — On 25 Nov, 2013 National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) donated 15 Toilet Chairs & 12 Air Mattresses to Paraplegic Center Peshawar and assured their support in future as well.

— 22th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 28/10/2013.

On 26/09/13, a team of ICRC including their Co-ordinator, Physiotherapist & Orthotist  visited the Center.

On 19th September 2013, cleaning day was observed by the patient’s attendants & Staff of the Paraplegic Center Hayatabad. The whole Center and its periphery was cleaned with the help of PDA.Creating awareness for the Cleaning among the masses, a Walk was held from the Center to the PDA Chock Hayatabad. On this day local Police & PDA supported in any manner.

—  On 13/09/2013, Attendants of the Center’s patients arranged a function in recognition & appreciation of the services & efforts of all staff of the Center for the care of Patients.

— 21th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 28/08/2013.

— On July 10th 2013, Ceremony of prize distribution among the winners of the annual special games for special people 2013 was held.Syed Mohammad Ilyas , Chief Executive of the Center being the Chief Guest, distributed the prizes.

 — 20th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 05/07/2013.

— Newly elected MPA from Dir (Lower) Mr. Siraj-ul-Haq, visited to Paraplegic Center on     27/05/2013.

— Students of MPH, KMU Peshawar visited Paraplegic Center, Hayatabad on 27/05/2013

— Students of Physiotherapy (Final Year), of Riphah International University Islamabad visited Paraplegic Center Hayatabad, on 22/05/2013.

— 19th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 17/05/2013

— "Students of Nursing ", of Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar visited  Paraplegic Center on 14/05/2013.

— "Students of Nursing" , of Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar visited  Paraplegic Center on 29/04/2013.

— The Paraplegic Center Sports Team visited to National Paralympics Committee Islamabad on 23/04/13 and met with Mr. Akbar Mughal, regarding Sports activity.

— Students of Peshawar Medical College visited Paraplegic Center, Hayatabad on 26/03/2013.

— 17th Meeting of the "Board of Governors" of the Center was held  on 15/03/2013.

— On 13/03/2013, Students of “School of Nursing” Rehman Medical Institute, visited “Paraplegic Center”, & they were briefed about the nursing care of the patients at the Center in particular and other services of the Center for the patient in general .

— The Delegation of an NGO "Right to Play" visited Paraplegic Center, on 07/03/2013 to observe the sports related activities of the Patients at the Center.

— LHV Students of Public Health School Hayatabad,visited to the Center on 06/03/2013.

— Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Hayatabad Medical Complex and     Spine Surgery will start soon at the Center with the Collaboration of HMC.

— Rehab Co-ordinator (MSF) Visited Paraplegic Center.

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