Patna girl builds ‘Medi-Robo’ to help COVID patients, healthcare professionals.

Patna (Bihar), May 23 (ANI): A Patna-born girl, Akanksha Kumari, has built a unique medical robot-‘Medi-Robo’ using household stuffs to help healthcare professionals and paramedic staff in treating COVID patients while staying at a safe distance. She was helped by her father Yogesh in developing and designing ‘Medi-Robo’. Akanksha said, “My father arranged the hardware while I worked on the software and other features and we started working on this during last year’s lockdown. Medi-Robo can help both, the healthcare professionals providing treatment to patients of highly infectious disease such as COVID-19 as well as the paramedic staff in examining patients safely. It has been equipped with basic features for facilitating transportation of medicines, food, water, oxygen and other equipment. It also has a 360-degree high-resolution night vision surveillance camera. Its special digital features include enabling a doctor and paramedic staff to measure the oxygen level, BP, body temperature, sugar level, and the condition of heart and lungs among others.”