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  • What is Islamic Calligraphy?
    Islamic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy based upon the alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic cultural heritage.
  • Origin of Islamic Calligraphy
    The Arabic script was evolved probably by the 6th century CE from Nabatean, a dialect of Aramaic current in northern Arabia. The earliest surviving examples of Arabic before Islam are inscriptions on stone.
  • Why is calligraphy important in Islam?
    Calligraphy is the most highly regarded and fundamental element of Islamic art. Inherent within the Arabic script is the potential for developing a variety of ornamental forms.
  • Interesting Facts:
    The Islamic prophet Muhammad is related to have said: "The first thing God created was the pen." Islamic calligraphy is not limited to strictly religious subjects, objects, or spaces. It encompasses a diverse array of works created in a wide variety of contexts. It reflects the centrality of the notion of writing and written text in Islam. There are a number of different script styles in Islamic calligraphy. The instrument that people use to write calligraphy is called “qalam” ‘Quill Pen’.
  • Why Civil Hospital, Karachi?"
    Civil Hospital is a government operated, donor sponsored hospital serving one of the poorest community in the province of Sindh, in Karachi, the biggest metropolis of Pakistan. Please see the Letter of Support from Civil Hospital, Pakistan.
  • What is the use of Incubator for newborns who have jaundice?
    Phototherapy is the most common treatment for reducing high bilirubin levels that cause jaundice in a newborn. In the standard form of phototherapy, your baby lies in a bassinet or enclosed plastic crib (incubator) and is exposed to a type of fluorescent light that is absorbed by your baby's skin.
  • What is the Doppler machine?
    Doppler is an ultrasound machine used to evaluate the baby in pregnant women: The probes are used specifically for the purpose of imaging arteries and veins in full details and are equipped with color Doppler, the machine scans and collectively gives good information about disease status of these arteries and veins.
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