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Top Prize for DoctHERs at World Health Summit Startup Track 2017

Top Prize for DoctHERs at World Health Summit Startup Track 2017

A Pakistani startup, doctHERs, has secured first place in the World Health Summit Startup Track 2017. The digital healthcare platform connects female doctors to patients in real-time using online technology. Its mission is to transcend socio-cultural barriers which restrict female healthcare professionals. …Continue reading

UNDP Unveils Climate Change Financial Strategies for Pakistan

As the world prepares for the United Nations climate change summit (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany next month – Pakistan has unveiled a strategy to align its climate action with its financial management systems. In Brief It is believed that Pakistan’s climate …Continue reading

ICTD 2017 Conference to Be Held in Lahore, Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) is hosting the 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) 2017 from 16th to 19th November this year. The four-day conference will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore. ICTD is the world’s premier …Continue reading

Nobel in Chemistry Awarded to Developers of Technique for Study of Previously Unseen Biomolecules

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been won by three scientists credited with development of cryo-electron microscopy technique that allows study of biomolecules not visible through previously available microscopic techniques. Jacques Dubochet is based at University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Joachim Frank …Continue reading

Siemens to Supply Equipment for Punjab Power Plant in Jhang

Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, will supply a complete power island solution for construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Jhang, about 250 km south-west of Lahore. The agreement for the purpose was signed between …Continue reading

US geneticists win 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine for insights into our body clock

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded to US geneticists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the internal circadian biological clock which governs the wake-sleep cycles of …Continue reading