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Pakistan desperately needs IT-based health management system

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article image BY MIRZA ABDUL ALEEM BAIG IBD: The health system in developing countries has changed radically during the last few years from a centralized system to a decentralized mechanism significantly bringing positive changes in the overall health system. However, Pakistan is still taking shallow’ initiatives in this field with having no mature approach to tackle the decades old core issues in the relevant field. The implementation of health management information system (HMIS), which…Read More

Electronic Health Records for improved healthcare!

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have, and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up." - James Belasco and Ralph Stayer INFORMATION AND communication technologies (ICTs) have been recognized in the past decades as an important tool for the scientific, economic, and social growth of a country. In the health sector these technologies have proven to be a momentous aspect for an effectual and comprehensive…Read More

E-democracy: Isnt a key to cease corruption?

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"THE REAL difference between democracy and oligarchy is poverty and wealth. Whenever men rule by reason of their wealth, whether they be few of many, that is an oligarchy, and where the poor rule, that is democracy" - AristotleIt is now extensively accepted that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have an important role in national development. The developmental prospective of information and communication technologies have been broadly discussed…Read More

Modern medical ethics: Critical issue for the 21st century

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"IF WE believe men have any personal rights at all as human beings, they have an absolute right to such a measure of good health as society, and society alone is able to give them" - AristotleHealth systems as defined by World Health Organization (WHO) "all the activities whose primary purpose is to promote, restore or maintain health". When we move into the 21st century, the promotion and protection of human rights is gaining greater momentum. The…Read More

3S tech-implementation for disaster management in developing countries!

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem BaigDISASTERS WHETHER natural or man-made play wreckages role with the life of millions of people every year around the globe. Their aftermath is nothing but a harsh picture of destruction, death, and misery. Today it is proven truth that natural disaster can happen at any place irrespective of the developed, developing or the least developed status of a country and it is also experienced that the least developed and developing countries are impacted more severely by large…Read More

ICT in education: Transforming the learning environment

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"THOSE WHO know cannot be like the ones who do not know. Of course, knowledge and ignorance are like light and darkness which can never be alike." - Holy QuranEducation is the most important aspect that plays a principal role in human development. It endorses a productive and informed citizenry and creates opportunities for the socially and economically deprived segment of society. The development of a nation depends on its system of education, as it develops…Read More

Technology transfer-an approach for national progress

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem BaigTHE RAPID expansion of science and technology started about 300 years ago in the 17th century. Since then science has built up an extensive body of knowledge about the world and about the history of man, the earth, the solar system and the universe. Science and technology are crucial to the development prospects of developing countries in two different ways. First, science and technology can provide tools that help alleviate the specific problems that afflict many poor…Read More

Importance of Biomedical Engineering in Pakistan

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem BaigTHE 21ST century is technically called the Biological Century. World is changing globally step by step and the modern era is having the application of engineering in almost every field of science especially biological science. More technological advancement in the medical and industrial area is predictable with heavily funded research programs ongoing in most countries of the world. Development in the field of biology and medicine, such as human genome sequencing and…Read More

Techopolitika: Pak-Sino R&D Cooperation via CPEC

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article image Throughout history, integration between different regions has been a key element in enhancing economic activity and trade. This cooperation has long been facilitated by the diverse means of research and development (R&D) and technology innovations, such as railways, roads, and water & power systems etc. Technological innovation not only widened the possibilities of cultural and […]…Read More

Pak-Sino Health Diplomacy: A novel paradigm for CPEC project

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article image The global developments are shifting the nature of human interaction across a wide range of social sphere including the economic, political, cultural, health and environmental. Globalization is driving a world system comprising national economies and societies that are increasingly influenced by factors outside their borders. Contemporary globalization is a driving force behind the rise of […]…Read More