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Old Industry, New Fixes

Old Industry, New Fixes

At first glance, the healthcare sector in Pakistan appears so bureaucratic and inflexible, it may seem immune to disruption by innovators. However, a new generation of technology researchers is trying to change that. Their products range from ventilators to complex simulators. Their …Continue reading

TechKaro to Begin Eight-Month Digital Skills Training

TechKaro, an initiative of CIRCLE Pakistan, will provide digital and life skills training to selected women and men from underserved communities in Karachi, says a press release. The eight-month long course has been designed to enable underserved women and men with basic …Continue reading

Science Festival to Open on Saturday

The second Lahore Science Mela will open at Ali Institute of Education on Saturday. The two-day festival is a science exhibit designed to help visitors explore scientific discoveries and milestones by Pakistanis. Khwarizmi Science Society will host 70 exhibits of various government …Continue reading

Locally Developed Simulator Promises to Train Surgery Students on MIS Procedures

Prohibitive cost of commercially available simulators has so far prevented their uptake by healthcare providers in the country. The traditional practice of imparting training of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) at medical colleges in Pakistan has been through apprenticeships. Junior doctors are placed …Continue reading

ITU and edX Sign MOU for Pakistan’s “First Digital University”

Lahore’s Information Technology University (ITU) and edX, the global education platform founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to integrate edX courses into their degree programs. The MOU was signed …Continue reading

Engineering Students Develop Low-Cost Infusion Pump

People go to hospitals putting their faith and trust in the healthcare system to restore them back to a healthy condition. But this trust is slightly misplaced when physicians and nurses are unable to help patients due to the lack of resources …Continue reading

Pakistani Students Win Bronze at the Microsoft Office World Championship

Silence reigns supreme while students sit side-by-side in front of their desktops waiting impatiently to start the challenge that would bring them press coverage, medals and untold glory in the world of keyboard macros. The students are finally at the annual world …Continue reading

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