IQRA University Islamabad
Guest Speaker
Dr. Nazir Ahmed Vaid,
Chairman at NexSource Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.
Chairman at eHealth Services Ltd., Pakistan
Topic for Seminar
e-Health – a model of ICT4D for change in Society

Date & Time
3rd December, 2013- 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Department of Computing and Technology in collaboration with Computer Society of Pakistan (Rawalpindi/ Islamabad Chapter) organized this seminar. The purpose of this seminar was to provide a forum where academia and industry can interact with each other and the gap be filled. Another objective was to make students aware of the application domains of computer science and engineering, encourage and enhance their creative thinking and get ideas for future. Mr. Tahir Chaudhary, Mr. Sabir Qamar and Dr. Zunera Jalil invited the speaker to conduct this seminar at Iqra University.

Details of the Seminar

The seminar was attended by more than 70 students and faculty members. A number of guests from Industry were invited for this session. The guest speaker, Dr. Nazir Ahmed Vaid and other guests were welcomed by Mr. Tahir Chaudhary and Dr. Zunera Jalil. The seminar then started at 5:45 pm. The speaker briefed the audience about the problems in traditional health system in Pakistan and threw light on the importance of e-Health project, its associated programs and its running at JPMC and e-Health units in different villages of Pakistan. He shared success stories of e-Health project, TeleDoctor and shared his current work of TeleDiagnostic. Dr. Vaid also shared the implementation details, challenges and opportunities involved in his projects. He also encouraged the students to do real world projects such as e-Health and serve humanity. A very informative question answer session held at the end.
The guest was awarded with shield souvenirs by Dr. Zunera Jalil with a vote of thanks. The participants further shared ideas over a tea session.
Next Action
To extract more ideas for e-Health project and to develop projects on similar ideas.