Asia: South & Central Pakistan's women can now dial-a-doc

In a country where many struggle to access basic health services, a new telehealth service could provide Pakistanis the medical help they need.

By , Correspondent

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Pakistan’s largest city and commercial center, Karachi, is a city of extremes where the richest live alongside the country’s poorest. Perfectly coiffed women with foreign degrees and fancy handbags tour around the city’s designer malls. At the other end of the spectrum, a range of hurdles leave women from the poorest sections of society struggling to access basic services, particularly healthcare.