‘Doctor-brides’ to apps: Pakistani, Indian entrepreneurs find ways to plug coronavirus health gaps – South China Morning Post

‘Doctor-brides’ to apps: Pakistani, Indian entrepreneurs find ways to plug coronavirus health gaps – South China Morning Post

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As Covid-19 strains Pakistan’s health system, tens of thousands of women doctors are sitting at home, their talents squandered in a country where millions have no access to medical care.Many families encourage their daughters to study medicine not for a career, but to bolster their marriage prospects. The phenomenon even has a name – “doctor-brides”.Appalled by the waste of expertise, entrepreneur Sara Saeed Khurram has set up a telemedicine platform enabling female doctors to provide e…Read More

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