The capacity is sufficient for up to 500 tests per day, with a maximum capacity of 1,000 tests in an 8-hour shift. The double machinery can help to increase the capacity in 8-hour shifts to around 500 per day. It can perform diagnostic tests for a wide range of infectious diseases such as flu, cholera and dengue fever in one day.
As India grapples with a coronavirus pandemic, the Union’s Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan, on Wednesday launched a mobile laboratory called Mobile COVID-19 that will one day be able to perform diagnostic tests for a wide range of infectious diseases in the country, including flu, cholera and dengue fever.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan opened the National Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NIMHMS) mobile laboratory in New Delhi on Thursday. To ensure testing capabilities in remote areas, such innovations need to be developed, “he said. wave of Atma Nirbhar Bharat, we are working together to address the lack of critical health technologies in India and gradually achieve a degree of self-sufficiency. The consortium was formed in 2012 with the aim of eliminating bottlenecks in critical health technologies across the country and progressively reaching the level of self-sufficiency, an official statement said.