Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) and its Patients Behbud Society (PBS) has partnered with Sanofi to form a “Patients Access Program.”
The initiative will help reduce out-of-pocket costs for patients with breast, neck, and prostate cancer in Pakistan. At a ceremonial memorandum of understanding signing, Sanofi’s GM for Pakistan Asim Jamal joined and noted, “Sanofi as a global healthcare company, shares responsibility with governments, health care organizations and other players to improve access to quality healthcare.”
The Patient’s Behbud Society (BPS) for the Aga Khan University Hospital is an independent, charitable society responsible for collecting and disbursing zakat in order to help patients receive high quality medical treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital.
Established in 1985, it is the primary teaching site of the Aga Khan University’s (AKU) Faculty of Health Sciences. Founded by the Aga Khan, the hospital provides a broad range of secondary and tertiary care, including diagnoses of disease and team management of patient care. They conduct clinical trials as well. It is Pakistan’s largest private medical institute and hospital.