- While working as a patents analyst in Gurugram, Arun spent his weekends visiting primary health centres, community health centres, as well as super-specialty hospitals, trying to understand where he could make a difference.
- Keyar is a non-invasive cardiotocography (CTG) device to monitor the heart rate of a baby in the mother's womb, as well as the uterine contractions of the mother-to-be.
- Arun then approached St John's Medical College Hospital in Bengaluru for a study to compare it with the global gold standard.
- DAKSH makes life easier for midwivesThe WHO guidelines stipulate that hospitals must monitor and record an expectant mother's uterine contractions as well as the baby's heart rate during labour and put this into a chart, called a partograph.
- Arun had noticed that nurses in the labour ward at government hospitals and health centres were often stretched for time.
Janitri’s portable smart device monitors mother and baby to keep them safe through childbirth
31 March 2019 8:30 PM GMT