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Overview and Working


Information Technology (IT) is essential for the growth of every field of life/sector and it has also found a definite role in the Human Health Sector as almost all sensitive medical equipment's are equipped with microprocessor and being programmed to do particular jobs with the help of properly developed software, therefore Information Technology will play a vital role in the future development of Pakistan Health Sector. Govt. of Pakistan has launched its IT policy to keep pace with technologically developed countries. Information Technology department was established in 2004. The main objective of IT Department is to automate / computerize the working of UHS Lahore, to provide a highly reliable, efficient and secured computerized examination system and to develop IT infrastructure in the affiliated institutions. Online research facility to faculty members/students and above all making an efficient and error free computerized environment.
Working
The center of IT activities is the IT Department which is managing LAN/WAN and providing IT services to all departments/offices of UHS and its affiliated institutes.

IT Achievements


Computing and Services.
Campus-wide computer Network.

Wireless Internet Services:- 90% of the university campus is covering internet services through the wireless connectivity (i.e. all departments of the university have been linked / connected through wireless access points for providing wireless internet connectivity)

LAN (Local Area Network):

All departments of university have been connected through Gigabit Network. There are currently 500+ nodes accessing different services through the network.

Bandwidth:

The university is connected through PERN2 (Pakistan Education & Research Network) and 70Mbps international bandwidth is being extended to all the departments of the university. Internet facility has also been extended to affiliated institutes in Lahore whereas 10 Mbps secondary link is available through the local service provider.

Computer Lab:

A dedicated I.T lab has been established with state of the art computing facilities for enabling the students to have hands on training sessions on different technologies.

Web Services:

The Web Services (www.uhs.edu.pk) are provided through in house hosted webservers.

Audio & Visual facilities:

The class rooms / workshops have been equipped with the latest audio and visual equipment including multimedia projectors, slide projectors, public address / conference systems and interactive white board technologies.

Video Conferencing:

The University has a dedicated video conferencing room equipped with hardware based video conferencing facility for live interaction with international and local participants.

Campus Management Solutions:

The indigenous Campus Management Solution is designed to cater the needs of different departments of the university. The solution comprehends all the features relevant to the university and has a complete role based access where in various resources are made available depending upon the role / permission assigned to the end users including.

  • Student Registration System
  • Biometric Attendance System
  • Online Application System for Students appearing in university professional examinations
  • Fiinancial Management System(FMS)
E-Learning:

Learning Management System (LMS) has been deployed by using 'Moodle' and it has been tailored / customized as per the university requirements. These services are in house hosted and can be accessed through http://lms.uhs.edu.pk.

WAN (Wide Area Network):

UHS shares its information and research resources with affiliated institutions for the benefit of their faculty and students through Wireless WAN. The institutions linked to UHS through this network are:

  • Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore
  • Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore
  • de' Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore
  • Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore
  • Institute of Public Health, Lahore
  • Lahore Medical & Dental College, Lahore
  • FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry, Lahore
Computer Research & Resource Labs

Computer research & resource labs have been established to strengthen and modernize the regional centres at affiliated institutions:

  • Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore
  • Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore
  • Institute of Public Health, Lahore
  • de' Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore
  • CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore
  • Lahore Medical & Dental College, Lahore
  • FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry, Lahore
  • Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi
  • Punjab Medical University, Faisalabad
  • WAH Medical College, Wah Cantt
  • Nishtar Medical University, Multan
  • Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur
  • Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan

Developmental Projects



Computerization and Networking of University of Health Sciences, Lahore
Name of the Project
Computerization and Networking of University of Health Sciences, Lahore
Duration 24 Months
Total Cost 33.596 Millions
Objectives
  • Development of a complete intra-city interactive vigorous Wireless & secure Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions in order to provide connectivity between different sites within Lahore City so that to allow interactive research, information sharing facilities between these institutes.
  • To setup online regional information offices in all the affiliated medical college/institutions.
  • Provision of real time lectures by delivering real time lectures to students from local, remote and International locations. It also allows Information sharing between different campuses in a timely & cost effective way.
  • Automation of Examination & Registration system on modernized basis by implementing a complete computerized automated scanning system with customized developed software for the Examination & Registration Departments.
  • To ensure security of lab equipment and attendance of the staff, registration of students through finger print scanners, bio access control units and electronic locks
  • Development of UHS information system after developing a complete hardware and software solution to meet the growing demands of the Medical & Health sectors.
  • Provisions of Computer training facilities for UHS faculty, students & staff.
  • Provision of Internal Automation in the University of Health Sciences, Lahore to optimize operation time.
  • To setup technical support cell at the IT Dept. to attend the Computer and Network related complaints both (hardware & software)

Establishment of Computer Resource Labs at Regional Centers of UHS
Name of the Project
Establishment of Computer Resource Labs at Regional Centers of UHS
Duration 24 Months
Total Cost 34.80 Millions
Objectives
  • To strengthen and modernize the regional centres of UHS at the affiliated/constituent colleges/institutions
  • To establish computer research labs at UHSs constituent/affiliated medical colleges/institutions
  • To allow interactive research, information and resource sharing facilities between the UHSs affiliated medical colleges / institutions
  • Provision of computer training facilities for the faculty, students and staff of the affiliated medical and dental colleges
  • Provision of real time lectures by delivering real time lectures to students from local, remote and International locations at the same time also Information sharing between different campuses in a timely & cost effective way
  • To ensure security of Lab equipment with the help of IP cameras, iron bars and collapsible doors
  • To setup mobile technical support cell at the UHS IT Dept. to attend the computer and network related complaints of the regional computer research labs
  • To setup a state of the art computer research lab which includes; latest computers, printers, scanners, and UPS
  • Under the present project twelve (12) computer resource labs will be established at affiliated medical and dental colleges equipped with latest 2030 P-IV computers, 01 heavy duty network laser printer, 01 heavy duty scanner, light and heavy duty UPS, along with the necessary furniture required for the above mentioned hardware
  • To provide online access to medical graduates so that they can benefit from the technological advancements in the field of medical education
  • With the help of internet and digital library access program of HEC Faculty, students and staff of these affiliated /constituent colleges /institutions will also get benefit from these resources

Staff


Faisal Amin
  • Director IT
  • BCom, MCS, MBS, MBA(IT)
  • E-mail : dit@uhs.edu.pk
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 328

M. Adnan Jamil
  • Network Administrator
  • B.Sc, M.Sc (Comp. Sc.)
  • E-mail : amt@uhs.edu.pk
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 329


Masoud Rauf

Zohaib Aslam
  • Web Developer
  • MS (Computer Science), BS (Computer Science)
  • E-mail : amweb@uhs.edu.pk
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 329

Habibullah Khan Mazari
  • Web Developer
  • BS Computer Science
  • E-mail : webdev@uhs.edu.pk
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 329

Waqar Ahmad

Muhammad Nadeem Ch.
  • Audio Visual Officer
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 329

Farakh Iqbal
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • E-mail : smc@uhs.edu.pk
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 329

Toqueer Ahmad
  • Lab Attendant
  • Ph: +9242-111 333 366 Ext: 329

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