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Swasthya slate - a medical innovation from India

Veda Peddisetti


Swasthya Slate is an innovation by Dr. Kanav Kahol to improve access and make healthcare affordable to  poorer segment of the world’s population. It is a mobile platform consisting of inexpensive sensors hooked up to a personal computer that can easily measure 32 biochemical/ healthcare parameters. Complete Swasthya slate costs only $800 and as results can be obtained at the site of treatment thereby helping improve both healthcare efficiency and cost.


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