The Pakistan Navy Ship Shifa or PNS Shifa is a technologically advanced[clarification needed] Naval medical treatment facility/hospital. Located on Defence Housing Society in Karachi, Sindh Province, the hospital a major and integral role in the History of Karachi. The PNS Shifa was established in 1953 by the United States Navy Medical Officers when the United States Navy first visited the country. In 1956, it was given the commissioned in the naval services of Pakistan Navy. In 1970, it was re-designed by the Pakistan Naval Engineering Branch, under the project codename Medical Assistant Training School. The name of Pakistan Navy Nursing School was conceived in 1982 when the Female Nursing Cadets and Armed Forces Nursing Services (AFNS) trainee officer were also attached for various professional courses.
|Nickname(s)||Pakistan Naval Hospital Complex|
|Motto(s)||To conduct basic, mid career and specialized professional courses for Officers, AFNS Officers and Sailors of Medical Branch of Pakistan Navy and Allied Navies.|
|Surgeon Commander of Pakistan Navy||Vice-Admiral Tahir Hussain Dilawari, Surgeon General|
The P.N.S. Shifa is a 700-bed hospital, established in 1956.