Soft launch of new psychiatry building at JPMC

A soft launch of the new building for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at JPMC was held on Tuesday, November 29th , 2022. The ceremony started a ribbon cutting by the Soorty family, followed by a dua by Anum Soorty, CEO of The Soorty Foundation. Participants then gathered in the conference room where the executive leadership of JPMC, Psychiatry Department, Patients Aid Foundation, Soorty Enterprises and Savaira shared their thoughts. This was followed by tea and a tour of the building. This will be the first psychiatry department in Pakistan having dedicated facilities for all age groups and for substance abuse. When fully operational, this 4-storey building will have 27 consulting rooms, OPD capacity for up to 500 patients a day and 120 inpatient beds. This project being funded by Shahid Soorty in memory of his father Rashid Soorty.