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  • 1998

    A group of passionate individuals, mostly housewives, starts visiting government hospitals in Lahore to spend time with unaccompanied patients.

  • 1999

    The group starts further programs, including clothes and food distribution, free medical camps, and anti-polio vaccination drives in the poverty stricken community of Badami Bagh, Lahore.

    A young mother dies, whom the group attended to when she was admitted at a government hospital due to uterine cancer, protracted because of the mishandling of her pregnancy; her death devastates everyone and they resolve to work on the cause of maternal health.

  • 2000

    On 1st May, Medicare Trust is registered under the Trust Act 1882, with the purpose of serving the poor.

  • 2001

    Sponsored by Medicare Trust, a feasibility study is conducted in poverty stricken Badami Bagh Lahore, which proposes a medical facility, especially for the poor expecting mothers there. Land is purchased for the construction of Medicare Trust Hospital and the contract for its design is awarded.

  • 2002

    The first fundraising event by Medicare Trust is organized, and appeals are made for donations for the construction of Medicare Trust Hospital The ground breaking ceremony of the hospital takes place, attended by all the founding members.

  • 2004

    The soft launch of Medicare Trust Hospital takes place in October, at a small ceremony organized at the hospital premises. Through a skill development program (PUM) sponsored by the Government of Netherlands, a Dutch pediatrician – Dr. Rodrigues Perriera, visits Pakistan and spends time in the development of Medicare Trust Hospital’s system.

  • 2005

    The Hospital opens its doors to the public on 14th August, amidst celebrations of Pakistan’s Independence Day, initially offering out-patient services to treat general ailments. Inpatient services start in October 2006, and the first baby is delivered in the same month. The Operation Theatre becomes functional, with the first C-section delivery conducted.

  • 2007

    PUM Netherlands sends its first teams of certified Dutch midwives who provide three weeks of training to nurses from Medicare Trust Hospital, Fatima Memorial Hospital and Lady Wellington Hospital.

    The Netherlands Embassy in Islamabad awards funding for the purchase of an X-Ray plant for the Hospital.

  • 2008

    PUM Netherlands sends Dutch midwives yet again for the training of nurses and midwives The X-Ray unit of the Hospital, sponsored by Netherlands Embassy Islamabad, becomes functional.

  • 2009

    The first specialized gynecological surgery is conducted successfully at the hospital.

  • 2010

    The Hospital becomes a 50 bedded facility, with the donation of a new ward Mother Nutricare Program is started, whereby nourishment is regularly provided free of cost to poor expecting mothers seeking care at the hospital.

  • 2012

    Medicare Trust Hospital gets its first ambulance van, gifted by a donor.

  • 2013

    Medicare Trust’s Head Office, previously being operated from a Trustee’s home, finally gets a space of its own, located in Gulberg – Lahore

  • 2014

    The first outlet of FQ Labs is gifted to Medicare Trust by a donor, and becomes its first revenue generation stream, to make Medicare Trust sustainable.

  • 2015

    APPNA Michigan Chapter in the US, for the first time provides a grant to Medicare Trust for its Hepatitis B Preventive Vaccination campaign to inoculate vulnerable communities in Badami Bagh

    Netherlands Embassy Islamabad provides a grant for the development of Medicare Trust’s first Mother and Child Healthcare unit (MCH), a two bedded normal delivery center for the underprivileged.

  • 2016

    Medicare Trust gets registered under SECP, and consequently changes its name to Medicare Health Foundation.

    The first Mother and Child Healthcare unit (MCH), established in Shadbagh Lahore, is launched on 16th February.

  • 2018

    Noor Medicare Hospital, donated by Mr. Gulzar ul Haq and named after his father Chuadhry Noor Elahi, is inaugurated in April and becomes a fully functional in-patient hospital by September 2018.