Edible sensors, cancer detectors are on the horizon
Doctors and patients in Pakistan would be only too happy if technology made healthcare cheaper, easier and less painful. Fortunately, some breakthrough innovations have been given the green light abroad. It is worth keeping up to date with these developments.
Here are some of the latest and most fascinating discoveries in the healthcare world, which are starting to help patients worldwide.
It is estimated that the global healthcare technology industry will surpass a market size of $600 billion by 2021. Global healthcare systems are embracing new technologies and undergoing massive transformation but Pakistan is still playing catch-up. It still grapples with basic services such as the availability of trained healthcare staff and the integration of modern technologies.
Digital health companies are trying to come up with solutions for providers and patients and support from government and the private sector would go a long way.
This article was produced in partnership with oladoc.com, a digital health company in Pakistan. Using oladoc, you can find the best doctor in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and book an appointment online.