Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital

Posted on Posted in Great Groups of Pakistanis

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) is a state-of-the-art cancer research centre and hospital located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It is a project of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, which is a charitable organization established under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 of Pakistan. The institution is the brainchild of Pakistani cricket superstar and Politician, Imran Khan. The inspiration came after the death of his mother, Mrs. Shaukat Khanum, from cancer.

Recently, the plans to build the second Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Peshawar are underway. The construction work for the project is started and the hospital is expected to be functional in about 3 years. Funds are being raised for the cause and the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has donated 50 Canals of land for the hospital.