Playing its part towards making good quality education accessible, SHF has established an annual fund of PKR 5 million for hard-working students coming from under-privileged areas to study at Pakistan’s leading university – Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for free. This year's scholarships have been disbursed and they completely/partially support the... read more →
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The project "A Randomized Control Trial to Improve Nurse leadership in Maintaining Minimum Service Delivery Standards for Hospital Infection Control in the era of COVID-19" of the 2020 cohort of Shahid Hussain Foundation's Public Health Research Grant (PHRG) has been published in the reputable international Journal, Frontiers in Public Health.... read more →
The Public Health Research Grants (PHRG) Awards (Cycle 4) for 2021/22 are finalized and the results have been compiled. The successful projects are:1) "Effect of Lifestyle factors on Metabolically Healthy Obesity (MHO) and Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) among adults residing in a semi-urban area of Lahore, Pakistan" - submitted by Dr.... read more →
We are excited to announce that Health-care professionals from Aga Khan Medical University Hospital are coming to Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences to improve the student and faculty research output through a series of workshops. Moreover, we have Dr. Faisal Bari as the guest speaker for the event! This series... read more →
Given these unprecedented and trying pandemic times as well as an overwhelming response on applications, we have decided to extend the deadline for submissions to 31 August. You can learn more about the grant and application process here:https://shf.org.pk/apply-for-phrg/ #healthcare#health#publichealth#shf#research#funding
We are thrilled to announce our Nursing Scholarship Program! Under this, we have committed scholarship funds for 1 PhD and 1 Masters in Nursing at MAHSA University Malaysia. #Research #SHF #health #healthcare #scholarship #nursing
Applications for the 4th Cycle of Public Health Research Grant are OPEN! With total funds of PKR 4 Million, we are looking for multi-disciplinary academic and professional teams to make headway in the following areas: - Health Economics – the cost of Diabetes for Pakistan- Non-Communicable Diseases – Cardio-vascular health,... read more →
We are thrilled to invite you for the fourth session of Public Health Research Grant Webinar Series on Saturday, 29th May 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM PKT. The webinar will be streamed live on our Facebook page. Stay tuned! Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter to keep in touch 🙂
We are thrilled to invite you for the third session of Public Health Research Grant Webinar Series on Saturday, 8th May 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM PST. The webinar will be streamed live on our Facebook page. Stay tuned! Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter to keep in touch 🙂
We are thrilled to invite you for the second session of Public Health Research Grant Webinar Series on Wednesday, 7th April 10.30 AM to 12.00 PM PST. The webinar will be streamed live on our Facebook page. Stay tuned! Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter to keep in touch 🙂
PHRG Awardees, Dr. Sameen Mohsin, and Dr. Samia Altaf have successfully published their work, "Understanding Pakistan's Immunization Problem - A Transactional Approach" in Journal of Behavioral and Public Administration. Check out the published work here. Read more about the project here and here.
We are thrilled to invite you for the first session of Public Health Research Grant Webinar Series on Saturday, 3rd April 10.00-11.30 AM PST. The webinar will be streamed live on our Facebook page. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter to keep in touch 🙂
Shahid Hussain Foundation, along with Borjan Pvt. Ltd., has announced an endowment fund of Rs. 200 Million for the Department of Economics at LUMS. The endowment is intended to support current and future generations of LUMS scholars with the resources needed to advance knowledge, research, and innovation. Following this, LUMS... read more →
We had an unprecedented response to our call for proposals, and 40% of the submissions were essential local research on COVID response and COVID anti-bodies kits. The Review Committee has finalised the following studies for this year’s award after an exhaustive review and discussion process among a multi-disciplinary panel of... read more →
Shahid Hussain Foundation, committed to improving accessibility of high quality education to all, has donated PKR 5 Million to Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). These funds will be utilized to sponsor the academic expenses of 15 students for the academic year 2020-21. To read up more, check out our website... read more →
Owing to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), now being termed as a pandemic, most countries have shut their borders and imposed travel restrictions in an attempt to contain the disease's spread. It is on that note that the team from Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences will not be going... read more →
Chairman SHF, Mr. Shahid Hussain, welcomed United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at a ceremony hosted by LUMS on 18th February. His visit was part of the UN75 Dialogues, a campaign launched to mark the UN’s 75th anniversary in 2020, which aims to ignite a global conversation about the kind of... read more →
Shahid Hussain Foundation led a partnership agreement between Shalamar Hospital and John Hopkins Medicine International Hospital (ranked number 1 in the US) to establish a Women's Center along the lines of Sibley Memorial in Washington with the aim of introducing navigated and integrated care for the first time in Pakistan.... read more →
We kicked off 2020 by sending two teachers of Shalamar Nursing College to MAHSA University Malaysia! Committed to improving the healthcare infrastructure of Pakistan, SHF has committed to send two faculty members of Shalamar Nursing College (SNC) to MAHSA University Malaysia, annually, to provide a platform of shared learning, collaborative... read more →
In October '19, the faculty from MAHSA visited SNC to conduct the second series of workshops for the nurses to bring skilled instructors, newer syllabi, and improved teaching methods to Shalamar Nursing College (SNC) Lahore. The workshops focused on: - Basic Nursing Clinical Skills- Bedside Manner- Patient Care
The Public Health Research Grants (PHRG) Awards for 2019/20 were finalized and the results have been compiled. The successful projects are listed below: The Investigation of Hyperglycemia Specific Circulating Non-Coding RNAs in Type-2 Diabetes, submitted by Dr. Muhammad Tariq (LUMS) and Dr. Rozina Arshad (SIDER, Shalamar Hospital) Understanding Pakistan’s Immunization Problem... read more →
The Public Health Research Grant for 2019/20 received a tremendous response this year, and the SHF is currently undergoing a final review process of all the application. The final Awards will therefore be announced on 1st October, 2019. All further queries may be directed to Ms. Uzma Mahmood at email@example.com... read more →
In July 2019, we sponsored the visit of Ms Alice Boomer Schenk, a Dutch Nursing Expert, to train the faculty of Shalamar Nursing College. During her visit, she conducted workshops on Reflective Practices, Nursing Ethics, Report Writing, Curriculum Development and Interviewing skills in Qualitative Research.
Introduction Shahid Hussain Foundation believes that communities thrive in an environment where access to healthcare is adequate, reliable, and affordable. We believe in pursuing this through encouraging research, debate, dialogue and discussion. We support collaborations of practitioners and researchers to foster a culture of localised research and learning.... read more →
Chairman SHF, Mr. Shahid Hussain, was invited to represent Pakistan at European Conservatives and Reformists Group Conference in Berlin, Germany in March 2019 to discuss recommendations to increase labor force participation rate in developing countries. The 1.5 million youth entering Pakistan's workforce every year presents both an opportunity and a... read more →
SHF has been committed to promoting and exploring the literary arts of Pakistan. It acted as one of the sponsors of Pakistan's biggest literary festival, The Lahore Literary Fest, held in February 2019. The festival featured artists, writers, and opinion leaders from across the world in thoughtful discussions on a... read more →
The Shahid Hussain Foundation had sponsored a grant of PKR 4.0 million last year for funding local research in Public Health and in January this year, the participants presented their research progress in the Seminar on Public Health Research, organized by the Shalamar Medical and Dental College. The Seminar... read more →
The Shalamar Medical and Dental College in collaboration with the Shahid Hussain Foundation is organizing a seminar on Public Health in Pakistan: Contemporary Research Methods and Practices. The Seminar would host academics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) as they present... read more →
The Shaid Hussain Foundation is proud to have supported the partnership between Shalamar Nursing College (SNC) and Mahsa University, Kuala Lumpur. As a part of this partnership, the Principal for SNC, Mrs. Nasim Tariq visited Mahsa University, Kuala Lumpur, in November to work out strategic programs for the development of... read more →
Upon the invitation of the Edmund de Rothschild Foundation, the Chairman SHF, Mr. Shahid Hussain, will be participating in a key networking event for family Business and Philanthropy Organizations that are working to improve the lives of millions living in poverty in the developing world , to be held... read more →
The SHF has engineered a tri-partite MOU between the SHF, MAHSA Nursing College (Malaysia), and Shalamar Nursing College (SNC). The partnership was brought into motion by the Principal, Nursing College (Mrs. Nasim Rafique), who is herself a MAHSA graduate. The SHF Vice Chairperson (Ms. Uzma Hyat) met with the Dean... read more →
The Shahid Hussain Foundation announced a grant of PKR 4.0 million for funding local research in Public Health. Details for the grant are available here. We received multiple application for the same and now, we are pleased to announce the selected projects for the PHRG 2018. These papers have... read more →
Playing its part towards making good quality education accessible, SHF has established an annual fund of PKR 5 million for hard-working students coming from under-privileged areas to study at Pakistan's leading university - Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for free.
The SHF takes ownership of its responsibility as a member of the Lahore community, and lends support to leading institutions of excellence in health and education. To that end, the SHF made a contribution of PKR 25 million to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) this year under the Friend... read more →