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India Today - - GAME-CHANGERS -

KANAV KA­HOL, med­i­cal his­tory, ba­sic med­i­cal in­di­ca­tors, and of­fer di­ag­no­sis on the ba­sis of in­for­ma­tion col­lected. Th­ese read­ings and rec­om­men­da­tions are trans­mit­ted in real- time to a cen­tral cloud data­base that ar­ranges for med­i­cal help or sug­gests ba­sic treat­ment in non- emer­gency cases.

Be­ing con­sid­ered for all- In­dia de­ploy­ment by the National Ru­ral Health Mis­sion, the kit costs Rs 25,000 ( mi­nus the tablet) and will be avail­able for ap­prox­i­mately Rs 15,000 once it is masspro­duced. The de­vice’s soon- to- be­launched sec­ond gen­er­a­tion will add 25 new tests, in­clud­ing those for malaria, ty­phoid, and the re­mote anal­y­sis of med­i­cal slides with the help of a cam­era fit­ted into the eye­piece of a por­ta­ble mi­cro­scope.

“This is a rapidly self- in­no­vat­ing de­vice that learns from data an­a­lyt­ics

REUBEN SINGH/ www. in­di­a­to­day­im­ages. com

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