E-health has potential to control epidemics

STAFF REPORT KHI: The COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently organised a programme on e-health and how it could play a crucial role in controlling epidemics such as polio and dengue fever through an effective surveillance system.

Speaking on the occasion, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan said, everyday, across the world, countries are making improvements in their health systems as a direct benefit of e-health technologies.

Medical practitioners, doctors, public health professional, HMIS managers, IT professionals, who participated in the event, said that e-health has evolved as an important innovative subject for enhancing the proficiency of health sector.

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