ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s 1st National Scientific Congress concluded today here in Islamabad. Though the Congress was well received and appreciated by health practitioners, researchers, academicians and students who attended the two day event from various part of the country; some of the sessions caught much of attention by participants including digital health summit, innovative medical practices and services, role of medical registries and database and workshop on medicational Safety in Healthcare.
Representatives from leading global tech companies attended the digital health summit.
Digital health is relatively a new term in Pakistan but technology is making health care more accessible in developing economies especially to those in remote areas. In areas where there might be no running water or electricity, but there is a mobile signal, examinations and tests can now be performed with the help of digital technology. Our healthcare industry in Pakistan is ideally placed to embrace these technologies to address key medical needs of our population.
Dr Saeed Ullah Shah, convener of NSC said that