About Abaseen.com

The aim of Abaseen.com is to provide healthcare information to the people of the entire region and in particular to the people of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This is one of the projects of AIMS which is an independent organisation. The visitors of this website will find over here the maximum available information about the health related issues and the available facilities in the government as well as private sectors. We would value opinions about how to make this website more useful so the healthcare awareness is improved in the community.   

AIMS

Abaseen Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIMS) is a voluntary organisation in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Specialist doctors natives of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (the then Noth West Frontier Province), during their specialist studies abroad organised themselves as AIMS in 1995. The main aim was to pool up capacities and resources for healthcare development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan with the help of public as well as private sector. Professionals in country and abroad have joined the AIMS and are contributing on ground to AIMS community based activities by way of investing their  resources,time,knowledge and skills.

Abaseen

Abaseen is the name of a historical river in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan.It is a symbolic representation of the local culture and  has been the ideal of many poets of Pashto Language. There are different origins of the name Abaseen. The common is known as The Father of the Rivers,(Aba-father,Seen-River). A more acceptable meaning is explained by a local intellectual, Sher Ali Bacha. According to him, the name is derived from Aab-Cheen (water of China) as the river takes origin from China.With the passage of time and probably with Arabic influence, the name became Abaseen.

 

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