Ministry of Heath, Government of Pakistan
The Ministry of Health is responsible for matters concerning National Planning and Coordination in the field of Health. International Liaison, legislation pertaining to the drugs and medicines, administration of drugs Act 1976. Among major nursing, dental, pharmaceutical, Para-medical and allied subject such as maintenance of educational standard, education abroad, educational facilities for backward areas and for foreign nationals except the nomination of candidates from the FATA for admission to Medical Colleges. Ministry of Health consists of one division; Health Division.
Ministry of Information Technology
The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) is the national focal Ministry and enabling arm of the Government of Pakistan for planning, coordinating and directing efforts to initiate and launch Information Technology and Telecommunications programs and projects aimed at economic development of the country. MoIT consists of one division: Information Technology and Telecommunications Division.
National ICT R&D Fund
Pakistan has witnessed a phenomenal growth in its telecom industry. The government of Pakistan has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all telecom service providers be allocated to development and research of information and communication technologies with the vision to transform Pakistan’s economy into a knowledge based economy by promoting efficient, sustainable and effective ICT initiatives through synergic development of industrial and academic resources. To achieve this vision National ICT R&D Fund has been created.
Ministry of Health, Government of Sindh
The Provincial Health Ministry is a standard body for providing Medical Education Training & Employment.The over all vision is based on "Health for All" the new Health Policy aims to implement this strategy of protecting peoples against Hazardous Diseases, promoting public health, upgrading curative health facilities, enhancing equity, efficiency and effectiveness in health sector.
World Health Organization, Pakistan Office
The World Health Organization has been working with the government of Pakistan since the inception of the Organization with the joint aspiration of realizing the highest attainable standard of health for the people of Pakistan. In this partnership, the Health for All approach has remained the central vision. The main thrust of WHO-Pakistan partnership has focused on national priorities and programme areas that will make a difference.
Telemedicine/eHealth Training Center
Telemedicine/eHealth course is designed to train clinicians and nurses from both tertiary care hospitals and primary care centers in the field of telemedicine and thus enabling them to develop their own telemedicine projects at their existing hospital networks. The idea is to train primary referring doctor and nurse as well as doctor and nurse responding to these referrals at the tertiary care hospital thus training staff of both ends of future telemedicine projects of each hospital network.
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
Since its opening in 1985, P.I.M.S. has been expanding Its services and equipment to meet the growing healthcare needs of the human community. Objectives of P.I.M.S. are to provide a tertiary level patient care and serve as referral hospital also to conduct teaching/ training of doctors and other health workers at various level in the field of medicine and surgery. The establishment of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (P.I.M.S) in Islamabad heralds a bright new era for the citizens of Pakistan, especially the residents of the Federal Capital.
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Sehat First is a unique social enterprise set up to provide access to basic health care & pharmaceutical services across Pakistan through self-sustainable franchised tele-health centers. The enterprise was founded in 2008 by d.o.t.z. technologies (dotztechnologies.com), with an equity investment from the Acumen Fund (www.acumenfund.org).
COMSATS Headquarters, Islamabad
The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) is an inter-governmental organization, with its Headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. South cooperation using Science and Technology as a tool for sustainable progress in the developing world.Main objective is to sensitize the countries of the South to the centrality of science and technology in the development process, to the adequate allocation of resources for research and development, and to the integration of science and technology in the national and regional development plans.
Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi
Holy Family Hospital was established in 1927 by the Christian mission of Philadelphia at Murree Road Rawalpindi. The hospital was shifted to the present building in 1946. It was taken over by Punjab government in 1977 and affiliated with Rawalpindi Medical College as a teaching hospital.
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Mansha Brothers and POLYCOM
Mansha Brothers are authorized distributor of Panasonic Matsushita Electric Industrial Co, Ltd Japan, dealing with Sales, Services, Parts Center having its own warehouse in Pakistan. Mansha Brothers has evolved from office automation equipment suppliers and transcended into a transitional and diversified integrated solution provider in the fields of business automation and communication technology setting new standards for the contemporary market.
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Intel Corporation, Pakistan
Founded in 1989, the Intel Foundation is a philanthropic organization focused on programs that advance education and improve communities worldwide. By providing funding for national and localized grants, the foundation helps fuel innovation in classrooms, empower women and underserved youth, and enables Intel employees to serve the needs of their communities. The goals of the Intel Foundation are to increase interest in math and science education, and to help develop a future workforce that represents the diversity around the world.
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International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH)
International society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH) exists to facilitate the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in Telemedicine and eHealth and to provide access to recognized experts in the field worldwide.
The Rockefeller Foundation
The Rockefeller Foundation supports work that expands opportunity and strengthens resilience to social, economic, health and environmental challenges—affirming its pioneering philanthropic mission since 1913 to “promote the well-being” of humanity.
International Development Research Center (IDRC)
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is a Crown corporation created by the Parliament of Canada in 1970 to help developing countries use science and technology to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face. It is support directed toward creating a local research community whose work will build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
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College of Family Medicine Pakistan
College of Family Medicine Pakistan is an organization of Family Doctors / General Practioners in Pakistan. On 1st January 1974 College of Family Medicine Pakistan become a Foundation Direct Member of the World Organization of National Colleges Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners / Family Physician.
Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan (AKHS,P)
The Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world. Building on the Ismaili Community's health care efforts in the first half of the 20th century, AKHS now provides primary health care and curative medical care in Afghanistan, India, Kenya, Pakistan, and Tanzania, and provides technical assistance to government in health service delivery in Kenya, Syria and Tajikistan.
Aga Khan University (AKU)
Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University is a private, autonomous university that promotes human welfare through research, teaching and community service. Based on the principles of quality, access, impact and relevance, the University has campuses and programmes in Afghanistan, East Africa, Egypt, Pakistan, Syria and the United Kingdom. Its facilities include teaching hospitals, Nursing Schools and a Medical College, Institutes for Educational Development, an Examination Board and an Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations. Through its needs-blind admissions policy based on merit, the University imbues the most promising leaders and thinkers of tomorrow with an ethic of service and the skills to help communities solve their most pressing challenges while instilling the highest professional competence.
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) started its journey in 1998, and established its first campus at Islamabad in April 1998. In August 2000, in recognition of CIIT's achievements, the Federal Government granted it the status of a Degree Awarding Institute (DAI) through promulgation of its charter. The CIIT, besides its principal campus at Islamabad, has six other fully functional campuses at Lahore, Abbottabad, Wah, Attock, Sahiwal and Vehari, while few more campuses are in different planning stages. On the advice of the Federal Government, efforts are also under way for opening an overseas campus in the Gulf region.
German International Cooperation (GIZ)
GIZ operates in many fields: economic development and employment promotion; governance and democracy; security, reconstruction, peacebuilding and civil conflict transformation; food security, health and basic education; and environmental protection, resource conservation and climate change mitigation. We also support our partners with management and logistical services, and act as an intermediary, balancing diverse interests in sensitive contexts. In crises, we carry out refugee and emergency aid programmes. As part of our services, we also second development workers to partner countries.
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
IOM, or as it was first known, the Provisional Intergovernmental Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe (PICMME), was born in 1951 out of the chaos and displacement of Western Europe following the Second World War.
While IOM's history tracks the man-made and natural disasters of the past half century - Hungary 1956, Czechoslovakia 1968, Chile 1973, the Vietnamese Boat People 1975, Kuwait 1990, Kosovo and Timor 1999, and the Asian tsunami and Pakistan earthquake of 2004/2005 - its credo that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society has steadily gained international acceptance.
As "The Migration Agency" IOM has become the point of reference in the heated global debate on the social, economic and political implications of migration in the 21st century.
The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) is an inter-governmental organization, with its Headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. On invitation from the Prime Minister of Pakistan, representatives from several developing countries met on 4th and 5th October 1994 in Islamabad and agreed to establish The Commission as a high level forum represented by heads of states and governments aiming at sustainable socio-economic uplift of the developing countries through appropriate applications of science and technology. COMSATS, currently, has a membership of 21 countries, spread across three continents, i.e. Asia, Africa and Latin America. A group of 17 science and technology organizations in different developing countries are also affiliated with COMSATS as a Network of Centres of Excellence.
Sehat First is a unique venture in that it uses a result-oriented and holistic approach towards expansion of health service delivery.
Our holistic approach simultaneously provides entrepreneurship opportunities while building a sound business foundation for self-sustainability of the health centers on a long term basis.
Services provided by the Sehat First Franchised Health Clinics include:
• Antenatal Checkups
• Post-natal Checkups
• Neonatal Care
• Family Planning
• Child Vaccination and TT Vaccination
• Growth Monitoring of fewer than three Children
• Health Awareness
• IMNCI Services
• Treatment of Minor ailments according to WHO criteria
Shifa International Hospital
Shifa International Hospital provides good quality medical care in all disciplines of medicine and surgery to all patients in a caring and compassionate manner by an outstanding team of healthcare professionals in an atmosphere conducive to our values and practice of good medicine. Pursuit of excellence in all areas of healthcare reinforced by a rich cultural heritage and our willingness to practice the most credible ethics of medicine.
PAN Asian Collaboration for Evidence-based eHealth Adoption and Application (PANACeA) is an initiative to generate evidence in the field of eHealth within the Asian context, by forming a network of researchers and research projects from developing Asian countries. PANACeA supports 9 multinational projects in which 12 Asian countries are involved to evaluate eHealth and mHealth solutions in the field and generate evidence through methodologically sound research. The evidence acquired through these projects will be scalable and generalisable to other developing countries. The results will be used to advocate policies on eHealth in Asian countries.
Heartfile is a non-profit health sector NGO think tank, which focuses on catalyzing change within the health system and broader systems of governance in order to improve health and social outcomes; the organization is recognized as a powerful and respected health policy voice within Pakistan and a unique model for replication in other developing countries.
The organization has linkages with numerous local and international organizations, as outlined under Partnerships below and receives funding support from a number of sources; however, the main support comes from the intellectual contributions of its Founder and President.
Holy Family Hospital
Holy Family Hospital was established in 1948 and has been affiliated with Rawalpindi Medical College since 1977 It is a 4 bedded hospital situated in Satellite Town It has departments of Medicine Surgery Gynaecology Obstetrics Paediatrics Otorhinolaryngology and Ophthalmology The hospital has advanced equipment installed in most of the wards The most of wards are air conditioned and excellent library exists for reference purposes The hospital is in stage of rapid expansion A brand new 4 bedded 4 story block has been added to the hospital and is now fully operational It is equipped with state of the art equipment including MRI and DSA.
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