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Sehat Kahani’s Tele-ICU software connects 45 ICUs to critical care doctors in 45 days across Pakistan

Sehat Kahani, Pakistan’s leading social enterprise in health technology, has successfully implemented its Tele-ICU software to date in 45 out of 60 target ICUs. These ICUs are situated in Sindh, Punjab, KPK, Balochistan and Azad Kashmir. More than 800 physicians were also trained in critical care and the use of software.

By the help of United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Population Fund, Academy of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Department of Health and the Government of Balochistan; Tele-ICU Project was launched.

A mid-project briefing event was held today and was attended by Dr. Faisal Sultan, SAPM for Health, and Amir Goraya, Assistant Resident Representative of the UNDP; Dr. Asad Hafeez, Vice Chancellor of the HSA; Also by Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga & Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram, Co-founders Sehat Kahani.

Amir Goraya, Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP Pakistan, said, “The collective efforts of UNDP, UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and Sehat Kahani have achieved impressive results. The establishment of 45 tele-ICUs contributes significantly to our objective of supporting the ongoing national response to the pandemic, as well as advancing the commitment of the country to digital health. We are confident that this partnership in Pakistan will alter the digital health landscape.”

The Sehat Kahani Tele-ICU Platform enables physicians in the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and High Dependence Units (HDUs) to connect, record patient information and conduct a video consultation with critical care specialists in real time.

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