Electronic Government Directorate, Ministry of Information Technology has recently invited proposals from companies having a legal presence in Pakistan for following projects:
- MoIT- HealthNet Telemedicine Project for Rural / Remote Areas in Sindh (Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical College, Karachi)
- MoIT- HealthNet Telemedicine Project for Rural / Remote Areas in Punjab (Mayo Hospital, Lahore)
- MoIT- HealthNet Telemedicine Project for Rural / Remote Areas in Punjab (Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi)
MoIT-HealthNet, Telemedicine projects are meant to assist the government in Transforming delivery of healthcare services and making them available at the door-steps of common man, through the use of information and communication technology as a solution. The project is being proposed with the objective to provide people living in rural/ remote areas of Pakistan, cost effective means for seeking consultation, advice and treatment from specialist doctors based in big urban center hospitals, at their desktops through Tele-Diagnosis/Consultation and Tele-Treatment. Each of these above mentioned projects is designed as one major Hub Hospital linking with four hospitals in rural and remote areas. This project will be three year turn key project in which connectivity will be provided by SUPARCO. Further details regarding the Project tender document is available on
Several companies have participated in the Project bid. Currently EGD is in process of technical and financial evaluation of proposals.