Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, has taken iSTOC Mobile Diagnostics Solution in use for testing and mapping the spread of Covid-19. The first phase of the project, that includes 50 000 IgM/IgG Covid-19 antibody tests, has already been launched. The second phase will follow with analyzing another 50 000 test results. The iSTOC solution was evaluated and accepted for use in Indus Hospital by Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, the CEO of Indus Hospital, and his team.
CEO Umair Azam and COO Jamal Hashmi from Innovative Healthcare Systems (IHS), iSTOC partner in Pakistan, state that the biggest advantage that iSTOC solution and rapid testing offers is that it creates a digitized diagnostic data with geographical mapping, that can help to monitor and control outbreaks. IHS has been working in cooperation with iSTOC already before Covid-19 pandemic, providing test kits and mobile solution for successfully testing other infectious diseases in Pakistan. iSTOC representatives Jarmo Järvenpää and Sayed Jawed are glad that cooperation in Pakistan continues, and confident that using iSTOC Mobile Diagnostic System make coronavirus testing in more efficient.
Indus Hospital Karachi is a premier hospital in Pakistan, that aims to create an excellence-driven, comprehensive, and free of charge healthcare system accessible to everyone. Indus Hospitals, together with Indus Health Network, have evolved into a network of hospitals and public health outreach programs spread all across Pakistan, underlining early detection and prevention as important components of holistic healthcare provision.
IHS is a national healthcare group in Pakistan, working with the objective of integrating health services in one system to provide healthcare, that is quality based, reliable, affordable and accessible for all.