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Healthcare Innovations Bag Networked India 2015 Award

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Arterial Pulse Analyzer and ImmunizeIndia has won the "Networked India 2015". The winning projects were given cash rewards of Rs 5 Lakh each.

The awards were presented to the winning teams by the Chief Guest Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

Other three projects were Constapark, WiFi Trash Bin and Helping.

The nominations were invited from innovators all across the country through the campaign portal Over 140 entries were received in the period 8 June to 12 July 2015 and top five projects were selected by an eminent jury comprising of industry experts. The shortlisted projects were on diverse subjects and sectors such as Healthcare, Environment, Transport and Human Rights. Out of the top five projects, the jury announced these top two winners.

Ericsson and IBN Network every year felicitates people from diferent industries for their innovation and ideas in the field of technology.

Arterial Pulse Analyzer priced Rs 4,000 only can help clinicians diagnose CardioVascular Diseases (CVDs) cases in a more effective manner as well as automate the process of CVD diagnosis to enable medical camps and mobile medical vans to diagnose CVDs without the need of trained healthcare professionals, especially in a rural setup. The device is a low cost non-invasive diagnostic instrument with onboard analysis being performed on a Mobile phone/tablet.

ImmunizeIndia is the world’s largest free sms service to get get vaccination reminders for your child. It aims to prevent 500,000 child deaths and disabilities by the end of year 2018.

(BW Online Bureau)