US$71,900 by Rockefeller Foundation, USA for the formation of "eHealth Association of Pakistan "
December 3, 2008
Community Health Sciences is delighted to announce a project support grant of US$71,900 by Rockefeller Foundation, USA for the formation of "eHealth Association of Pakistan". The duration of this grant is one-year and Dr Shariq Khoja (Assistant Professor, CHS ) will be the Principal Investigator on the project. AKU will assist in the technical and financial activities undertaken for initiating the structure of eHealth Association of Pakistan during this period.
The vision of eHealth Association of Pakistan will be to enhance evidence, knowledge, networking and support for promoting use of eHealth for the improvement of health systems, health services, and health status of people in Pakistan .
eHealth association of Pakistan will present itself as a open, inclusive and representative forum for advocacy, communication and sharing of evidence and resources among individual members, national and international organisations, and the ministries of Health and Information Technology.
Congratulations to Dr Shariq for this achievement.