USF approves telemedicine network in rural areas

STAFF REPORT IBD: Prime Minister of Pakistan has been briefed on the tremendous progress made by the Universal Service Fund (USF) during the last five-and-a-half years by providing basic telephony and data services in more than 3,600 mauzas across the country.During the meeting of the USF Board of Directors meeting, held recently, the PM was told that the broadband services have been provided in 260 2nd and 3rd tier cities and towns and that more than 4,250 km of optic fiber cable has been laid

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Telemedicine network in Pakistan soon

STAFF REPORT KHI: Intel Pakistan, NexSource Pakistan, eHealth Services Ltd and ASK Development will jointly provide quality healthcare to rural communities through eHealth, aimed at improving human and institutional development of civil society and public sector organizations through partnership in capacity building initiatives.The outcome of project will enable rural teams to work on kiosks and be instrumental to provide quality healthcare through ICT.These companies will deploy a Telemedicine

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Telemedicine-a cross-fertilisation of medicine & telecommunication

OVER THE past couple of decades, advancements in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have brought a revolution in the life of common people. More and more people have been able to avoid physically going into work and have preferred the telecommuting from their personal or home computer. ICT strongly influences the way we work and is creating opportunities and new demands for a range of different approaches to healthcare practices in medical field too. Healthcare has always been at

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