Achievement/Completed Projects of PMWO during Last 10 years:

 

Project Title

Year

Purpose & Location

PMWO & PIMSCollaborative Plasmapheresis Project Neurology Department PIMS,

Islamabad

2001 To provide rapid advanced health care facilityof Plasmapheresis for the management of critical patients with Neurological disorders.
Myasthenic Drug BankPIMS, Islamabad 2002 To provide Free Medicines to poor & indigentpatients with Myasthenia Gravis, GBS & Polyneuropathy.
PMWO & Muslim AidMobile Plasmapheresis

Project – Lahore

2003-04 To provide Mobile Plasmapheresis Treatmentof critical patients on ventilators due to the Neurological Disorders in all Hospital of the Lahore.
PMWO PlasmapheresisExcellence Center in Jinnah Hospital/Pathology Department Allama Iqbal Medical College, AIMC Lahore 2005-06 To provide Plasmapheresis & Single DonorMega Unit Platelets facility to poor & needy patients with Neurological disorders & patients with Cancer & Dengue Patients.
PMWO PlasmapheresisCenter Allied Hospital/ Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad 2007 To provide rapid clinical management of poor& needy patients with Neurological disorders and to provide Mega Unit Platelets Service to poor Dengue & Cancer patients in all hospitals of the Faisalabad Region.
PMWO Southern PunjabPlasmapheresis Center Nishtar Hospital/College Multan 2008 To provide advanced health care facility ofPlasmapheresis & Mega Unit Platelets to poor

& needy patients with Neurological Disorders with additional service of Mega Unit Platelets for Cancer and Dengue Fever patients in Southern Punjab.

PMWO BaluchistanPlasmapheresis Center Bolan Medical Complex Hospital (BMC) Quetta 2009-10 To provide a state of the art Plasmapheresistreatment to needy patients in Baluchistan. Location: BMC Quetta, Baluchistan.
PMWO & COINCollaborative Plasmapheresis Center Kuwait Teaching Hospital, University Road, Peshawar KPK. 2011-12 To provide fast & speedy advanced health carefacility of Plasmapheresis to needy patients in

KPK.

PMWO PlasmapheresisCenter Neurology

Department – JPMC Karachi

2012-13 To provide Excellent PlasmapheresisTreatment to poor & needy patients with neurological patients in Sindh/Karachi and to provide Mega Unit Platelets Service to poor Dengue Patients in Karachi

Pakistan Myasthenic Welfare Organization (PMWO) established for the diagnosis and treatment of MG patients in Pakistan. PMWO has been organized a comprehensive treatment including medicines, Plasmapheresis & Thymectomy. PMWO dedicated to provide free treatment to poor and needy patients. In 1989 proper medicines and Plasmapheresis was not available in Pakistan. And now world’s largest Mobile Plasmapheresis Network is working in Pakistan under my leadership and this project is playing a vital role to save many precious lives of poor patients with GBS, CIDP & others.

Through these Plasmapheresis Centers of PMWO poor patients of MG, GBS, Polyneuropathy and others are being treated free of cost AND through these centers 27500 Plasmapheresis procedure have been done to date and recently 3780 Single Donor Platelets Procedures done in Lahore for Dengue Fever Patients.

Plasmapheresis Excellence Centers have been established in the following teaching hospitals of the Pakistan:

  • PMWO Plasmapheresis Center Neurology Department PIMS, Islamabad
  • PMWO Plasmapheresis Center AIMC/Jinnah Hospital Lahore.
  • PMWO Plasmapheresis Center Allied Hospital Faisalabad.
  • PMWO Plasmapheresis Center Nishtar Hospital, Multan.
  • PMWO Plasmapheresis Center Bolan Medical Complex Hospital, Quetta.
  • PMWO Plasmapheresis Center Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) Karachi (under completion)

PMWO Charitable Services:

  1. Free Plasmapheresis Treatment for Poor Patients.
  2. Mega Unit Platelets Service for Dengue Fever & Cancer Patients.
  3. Free Medicines through Myasthenic Drug Bank.
  4. Rehabilitation and Counseling of young MG & GBS patients.
  5. Advisory Service for MG Women with Pregnancies.
  6. Free Blood Donation.
  7. Free Ambulance Service.
  8. Micro Credit Scheme for young MG patients to fight Poverty.
  9. Financial Assistance for poor young MG women.
  10. Free Nutrition for young women suffering from MG & GBS.
  11. Free Thymectomy of Myasthenia Gravis Patients in PIMS, Islamabad.
  12. Poverty Alleviation through skilled training projects for young MG women and men.

During the 25 years PMWO have been treated many thousands of vulnerable people of Pakistan affected by Myasthenia Gravis and other similar autoimmune disorders

  • PMWO established a largest Mobile Plasmapheresis Network in Pakistan for the rapid clinical management of poor patients with critical  conditions of MG, GBS/CIDP, Polyneuropathy & others.
  • PMWO established 07 Plasmapheresis Excellence centers in the teaching hospitals from Karachi to Peshawar & Quetta.
  • PMWO established a Myasthenic Drug Bank Project for the distribution of free medicines to poor patients with Myasthenia Gravis in Pakistan.
  • PMWO successfully manufactured cheapest local drug (Pyridostigmine Bromide) for Myasthenia Gravis patients and have been donated to other countries (Bangladesh,Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria) for poor MG patients.
  •  PMWO has been treating a very large pool of Myasthenia Gravis Patients and a largest series of Thymectomies done in the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Islamabad.
25
Years Long Jounery
37043
Patients Treated
7
Mobile Plasmapheresis Centres

Mobile Plasmapheresis Service:

PMWO provide 24 hours fast and speedy mobile plasmapheresis service for the clinical management of critical patients with GBS and Myasthenia Gravis on the ventilator in hospitals from peshawar to karachi. Mobile plasmapheresis service of PMWO have a great value for the poor and needy patients in Pakistan.

PMWO provides free Plasmapheresis to poor young MG patients and 3780 MG patients have had Thymectomy with Plasmapheresis (Pre-operation).

GBS is creating an alarming situation in Pakistan. We have data of 21780 GBS patients treated with Plasmapheresis during last 18 years. IVIG cost cannot afford by our patients. And our mobile Plasmapheresis is blessing for poor and needy patients in Pakistan and it has been considering a cost effective treatment for GBS patients. Due to our Plasmapheresis Projects a huge foreign exchange has been saved and IVIG multinational companies almost have left the Pakistan.

Production of Low Cost Medicine for MG Patients in Pakistan:

Mestinon (Pyrodistigmine) is international brand drug for MG patients and its cost in Pakistan was demanded in 1998 US$ 5.0 per pack of 20 tab. which is very expensive and our patients cannot afford this cost.

PMWO made extensive efforts to manufacturing of generic local medicine (substitute of Mestinon). You will happy to know we have manufactured this drug in Pakistan which is available in market on Rs.52/= for 20 Tablets approximately 0.50 US$. And PMWO’s Myasthenic Drug bank is our project, which provides this drug free of cost to poor patients.

PMWO has provided this drug as donation to MG Patients in Bangladesh, India, Morocco and Kenya.

PMWO solved medicines problem permanently and world’s cheapest medicine made in Pakistan for MG patients..

24 hours service

PMWO provide 24 hours fast and speedy mobile plasmapheresis service for the clinical management of critical patients with GBS and Myasthenia Gravis

Low Cost Treatment

PMWO solved medicines problem permanently and manufactured world’s cheapest medicine in Pakistan for MG patients.

Growing Network

develop contacts with MG and GBS/CIDP organizations abroad to share information, views and experiences to discover the cure of MG

Free Medication

PMWO has established a National Myasthenic Drug Bank for the distribution of Medicines, to poor patients of Myasthenia Gravis and GBS

Let’s take the next step and work together