The way entrepreneurial ventures have evolved in the past few years in Pakistan is absolutely a remarkable achievement at the hands of our jawaan nasal. The entire concept of coming up with an innovative idea that caters to the needs of people as well as gets you a bit of pocket money, itself is something spectacular to begin with and our Pakistani youngsters have taken these startups to an exciting new level.
While a lot of us are aware of projects like FoodPanda and Patari, let us have a look at a few of these startups that are helping Pakistanis stay fit in terms of health and lifestyle.
Healthwire: Your Ultimate Guide to Finding a Doctor
Looking for a healthcare professional around you? Are your friends and chachu mamu no longer helpful in telling you about the most affordable and qualified doctors in town? Fret no more! Healthwire is a mobile app which is currently not launched on official basis but has more than fifty dental professionals signed up on it that are certified by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. Soon, developers of this app would be expanding this functioning to other areas of health as well besides helping you find a dentist only.
DoctHERS: Connecting Health Experts Online
DoctHERS is basically a startup that was initiated by a team of three doctors with a broad vision to take medical diagnosis outside the walls of the traditional clinic system. DoctHERS aims to bring a change in the lives of those living in underprivileged areas with minimal to no access to health care assistance. Team at DoctHERS aims to connect doctors with patients through online video-consultation and also holds health awareness campaigns in rural areas.
CareActions: Bringing Caregivers Closer to Those in Need
The work done by this startup is almost similar to the work done by Healthwire. CareActions is also a hub for healthcare experts that are listed on their web portal that is operating in beta version for the time being. You can find a doctor according to your location and book an appointment accordingly.
Nutright: The Right Nutrition
Nutright, pronounced as N(eoo)tright, is one of the best Fitness and Healthcare startups in Pakistan. With a userbase of over 40,000, Nutright is improving people’s lives by providing them personalized fitness solutions. The solutions include personalized diet plans, workout routines and online fitness coaching, all through its mobile app. Nutright has a panel of registered dietitians, behavior therapist and fitness coaches who have years of experience in their respective industries.
Trequant: An Innovative Creation Showcasing a Wristwatch
Trequant is a startup by SEECS which is a school at NUST. It aims to help tremor patients with self-assessment as well as diagnosis. This is a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable quivering of different parts of the body. The severity level of this condition is very complex to determine at times and this is where the wristwatch at Trequant comes in handy to guide a professional plan the discourse for the patient’s treatment.
Sehat: Medi Care at Your Doorstep
Now you do not have to leave your bed to get medicine for your daadi ami. Sehat is an online pharmacy that is operating all over Pakistan and giving its users the opportunity to place orders for medicines online. After verification of prescriptions and confirmation of payment, the medicines are delivered to you at your doorstep. How amazing, isn’t it?
Vitealth: Your Basic Health-Care Monitor
As the name suggests, Vitealth is your very own personalized health care assistant right in the palm of your hand. Now you can keep a check on your vital signs including your heart rate and respiratory rate just by the help of one button on a single-touch wristwatch. You can share the information you get from it with your doctor and save time on further health analysis