In December of last year, we reached Bharuch in Gujarat. A five-hour journey from Mumbai to Vadodara via a flight and then a drive. Masked and socially distant. This was our third visit to access how healthcare workers weigh babies.
Numbers in medicine hold great importance. Especially when it comes to TB. India carries the world’s largest burden of drug-resistant TB. Global TB reports suggest that there are 124,000 MDR-TB cases annually. Before you move forward, it is important
At Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence, we work on finding elegant solutions to difficult problems. One such problem is the identification of low birth weight babies. We detailed the role health workers play in a post last year. And in
This month we welcome nine Google Fellows into the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Wadhwani AI) family, albeit temporarily. The Google.org Fellowship program is a pro-bono program that matches Google employees with Google.org (Google’s philanthropic arm) grantees for up to
A Unicef report estimates that 50% of low birth weight babies fall through the cracks and are never identified. This comes up to about 10 million babies per year. Low birth weight babies (LBW) are prone to grow up with