Amna Batool

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This paper highlights some of the challenges associated with the current paper-based immunization health card being used in the Punjab province of Pakistan, and further discusses an iterative approach to redesign this card to be more informative for parents in general with a special focus on a low-literate audience. The discussion builds upon user(More)
This paper presents findings from initial user research to understand key work-related problems that Lady Health Workers (LHWs) face in their day-to-day duties, potential technology-based solutions to identified ICT addressable problems, and design methods that can help overcome fear of technology and enable end-users to participate in co-design. We(More)
Maternal mortality is still a threat for developing countries, and this continues to be true in Pakistan. Though there are global efforts to address maternal health issues using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), studies have not considered this question from the perspective of both medical practitioners and pregnant mothers. Through(More)
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. Conventional therapy for lung cancer is associated with lack of specificity and access to the normal cells resulting in cytotoxicity, reduced cellular uptake, drug resistance and rapid drug clearance from the body. The emergence of nanotechnology has revolutionized the treatment of lung(More)
Routine early age child immunization is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions. The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools such as Immunization Information Systems (IIS) to improve efficiency of vaccination programs has shown mixed but encouraging results in terms of success. The objective of this paper is to present(More)
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