KARACHI – Future Trust has donated Rs. 1.5 million to Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (ICCBS), University of Karachi for a study on vertical transmission of Coronavirus.
The donation is a part of Future Trust’s drive to explore long-term solutions towards mitigating the long-term health impact of the virus through medical and technological research and development.
Director of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) Prof. Dr. Iqbal Choudhary, in his office, received the cheque from an executive of the Future Trust, the ICCBS spokesman said on Saturday.
Prof. Iqbal Choudhary said, “Future Trust is among a few organizations in Pakistan which has realized that medical research will be the basis of a long-term management of the ongoing pandemic.”
The international center looks forward to a long-term working relationship with Future Trust which will pay great dividends to Pakistan with the passage of time, he said.
Future Trust official said, “We need to look into the dynamics of vertical transmission of virus in local clinical settings for a long-term management of infection in Pakistan.”
“Working with ICCBS is an opportunity to identify the way that can help to identify the transmission routs of virus in Pakistani population, and especially when it comes to pregnant women and new borns” he said.
It is pertinent to mention here that Future Trust is a non-profit benevolent philanthropic organization, set up by JS Group for promotion, advancement and encouragement of technology and innovation against poverty and general improvement of socio-economic conditions and living standards of the people of Pakistan. (Please send your news, article, pictorial on our email address <email@example.com & WhatsApp +923132434567 PLEASE SEND YOUR COMMENTS Thanks)