NICH is a 500 bedded hospital which is currently under the administrative control of Health department Government of Sindh. It is the first children hospital of the country and presently one of the largest and the only children hospital of the province of Sindh. It provides tertiary care services for almost all types of pediatric diseases and is equipped with latest diagnostic gadgetries. Its highly qualified faculty provides teaching and training facilities both at under graduates and post graduates levels. It is a prime institution of the country recognized nationally and internationally. Following is the brief description of various departments and supportive services at NICH.