IIT Guwahati develops app to fight TB | News | Nelive

IIT Guwahati develops app to fight TB

Jun 08, 2018 14:45
Guwahati
37
Share
IIT Guwahati

The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG) is developing a mobile application that can track the patient’s medication trend right from the point of diagnosis (designated microscopy centre).

The new app is being developed by the design department of IIT Guwahati and is likely to be launched by next month, Dr NJ Das, State Project Officer (RNTCP), told media.

Related: 16 students of Manipur Super 30' clear IIT/JEE mains

The new application will act beyond the existing DOTS 99 which will help in tracking the progress only after the patient reports back to the physician for medication after being diagnosed with the disease.

The app will be launched on pilot basis in Kamrup (Metro) and Nalbari districts.

Source: G-Plus

Jun 08, 2018 14:45
Guwahati
37
Share

WhatsApp, NorhEast Iindia, Breaking News, News, Assam, Manipur, Politics, Crime, Travel, Lifestyle, NorhEast, NorhEasters

Subscribe to NorthEast India Breaking News Alert by sending Start to 9958459882 via WhatsApp

About Author

See also

Jobs,Recruitment,Gauhati Medical College
Guwahati Staff Curator
39
One Post of Research Scientist will be filled up purely on...
Man convicted, rape-murder, minor girl, Assam
Guwahati Staff Curator
58
HIGHLIGHTS Man convicted for rape and murder of minor...
Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhi Jayanti
Itanagar Staff Curator
25
Chief Minister Pema Khandu has extended his best wishes to...
imphal-IED-blast
Imphal Staff Curator
373
At least seven people were injured in a low intensity...