The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee), in collaboration with AIIMS Delhi, has developed a ‘SwasthGarbh’ smartphone app to provide prenatal care and real-time medical support to pregnant women.
This will be an important tool for rural women and women who do not have easy access to doctors. The app provides immediate access to physician advice, is clinically approved as well as trustworthy, adds her IIT statement.
Patients and doctors alike will be able to use the app for free through the Google Play store.
Professor KK Pant, director of IIT Roorkee, congratulated the researchers. With over 1 billion users worldwide, smartphones have enormous potential to transform the field of medical science and improve healthcare. ”
More apps are used during pregnancy than in any other medical field, but these provide only pregnancy-related information and lack clinician involvement.
Professors Sahil Sharma and Professor Deepak Sharma from the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, together with Professors Vatsla Dadhwal and Aparna Sharma from AIIMS, Delhi, have developed ‘SwasthGarbh’. Its outlook and patient-centricity.
Assist pregnant women by ensuring timely antenatal care visits, recording all laboratory tests and improving medication adherence.
Professor Deepak Sharma from the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology at IIT Roorkee elaborated on the research, stating: fetal health. This is a gift from his IIT Roorkee to all women in India/world to help advance the Prime Minister’s mission of her Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat. “