10 Best Health Care Startups Supported By JumpStart Pakistan

By : M.Ahmad

Jumpstart Pakistan prides themselves in always having supported rising startups in Pakistan. They have helped many startups achieve their dreams, just like DoctHERS, who qualified to represent Pakistan in seedstarssummit* in Switzerland through JumpStart’s initiative called Shepherd’s Pie.In their quest of matching startups with Shepherds/Investors, they have promoted and mentored around 100 startup ideas since now. Many of those startups belong to the healthcare sector. These are 10 Health startups that JumpStart has mentored in any way, are as follows. 

1. DoctHERs

Location: Karachi
Pitch: Innovative, Accessible, Quality Health Care

Description: DoctHERs is a novel healthcare marketplace that connects female doctHERS to millions of undeserved patients in real-time while leveraging technology. DoctHERS circumvents socio-cultural barriers that restrict women to their homes, while correcting two market failures: access to quality healthcare and gainful employment. •doctHERS can access urban /rural patients through mobile and internet enabled technologies/video-conferencing •Trained, trusted community Nurses/ Health Workers/Midwives assist DoctHERS in assessing patients at ‘point-of-care’ using diagnostic tools which creates a new ‘healthcare value chain. •DoctHERS can leverage mobile banking technology to provide a cashless, digital payment solution to collect all user fees.

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2. Micro labs

Location: Islamabad
Pitch: A point of care medical diagnostic device

Description: Our venture aims to develop a portable system for blood diagnosis that not only requires lower time for diagnosis but can easily be set up even in the remote areas of Pakistan. We aim to sell this product not only to the regular laboratory setups but also to medical practitioners who own small clinics.

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3. Universal Donors

Location: Lahore
Pitch: Saving Lives & Bridging Gaps

Description: The constant & severe gaps in ‘live saving donation’ (LISD) (be it Blood, Hair, Organs), both in the developing & developed countries. Think of UD as a ‘Uber’ for donation or a centralized database, that bring together the donor agencies and donors on to one platform. We here at UD believe:
If you are a sort of student who believes that helping a fellow human being should not be restricted by nationality, race, geographical boundaries, technology or misconceptions, then we will help you bring down those barriers, by bridging technical & emotional tools, that restricts you from become a universal donor.

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4. Zindagi

Location: Lahore
Pitch: My Life My Way

Description: A fast, simple and secure way to connect doctors with their patients online while improving clinic discovery and efficiency. Zindagi is a free service that helps patients find a doctor near them, view real-time availability, and instantly make an appointment online via MyZindagi.pk or the Zindagi App for Android or iPhone.

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5. Save ME

Location: Peshawar
Pitch: No more late arrival of rescue teams

Description: ‘Save me’ help people to call the right number at the right time, anywhere in Pakistan. The app uses a mobile phone’s GPS functionality so callers can provide emergency call-takers with their location information as determined by their smart phone. ‘Emergency rescue app’ also includes fire fighter and Police calling functionality, so emergency calls are made to the most appropriate number.

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6. Dwemer

Location: Islamabad

Pitch: Leveraging Technology for a Brighter Future

Description: Dwemer aims to be a technological empire in Pakistan, using engineering principles to innovate in every domain and leverage technology for a brighter future.We are currently working on our flagship product called “TAME” which is an acronym for “Tremor Acquisition and Minimization” which is going to be Pakistan’s first wearable device for the diagnosis and suppression of pathological tremor.

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7. Sehat Pharmacy

Location: Lahore

Pitch: Healthcare At Your Doorstep

Description: Sehat is Pakistan’s #1 Pharmacy, a project of the Fazal Din Family – operating in Pakistan’s healthcare industry since 1948. Sehat offers delivery of medicines direct from the manufacturer right to your doorstep. It also provides home based vaccinations for a plethora of diseases, including pneumonia, influenza, and typhoid

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8. Qury Technologies

Location: Karachi
Pitch: Lot enabled remote patient monitoring

Description: Qury’s ONE wearable wristband detects key health vitals such as Blood Pressure, Blood Oxygen, Body Temperature, Heart Rate, Physical Activity and Blood Sugar within second’s real time by skin contact and transmits data for remote patient monitoring to our Qury Kloud. Healthcare facilities, Doctors and Direct Consumers can monitor and analyze patient health status more efficiently.

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9. Vitealth

Location: Islamabad

Pitch: Rethinking Health Care

Description: We, at Vitealth, visualize a future where basic health care monitoring is accessible to everyone at the touch of a button – a future where doctors assume a pivotal role of analyzing and making sense of the data instead of doing the housekeeping work. Vitealth is a personalized health assistant that lets you monitor your vital health signs at any place and at any time just like you check time on a wrist watch. With Vitealth, you can get your health assessment intuitively with a single touch. The “Vitealth Watch” combines all the basic functionalities of high-end medical instruments into an integrated one-touch operation wrist watch. The special algorithms working underneath the watch use your data to evaluate your vital signs which include Heart rate variability, Blood pressure, Respiratory rate, Temperature, SPO2 level and estimated ECG along with an intuitive and easy-to-understand assessment of your overall health. Vitealth keeps a record of all these values with an option to share with your doctor for further analysis. You are now the in-charge!

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10. Cure Junction

Location: Islamabad
Pitch: health care services are now in hands

Description: Cure junction is basically an online appointment system for making appointments with doctor. It is a well managed system that will give complete facility to doctors for scheduling their appointments and managing their timings as well as complete facility to patients for making appointments and finding better health care services. It includes many other health care facilities. Service providers like blood bank pharmaceutical company, laboratory etc can registered here and can provide their services to users. This website is a complete heath care package and an easy way to access these health care services.

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