Product:Device of New Born Baby

Product: Device of New Born Baby; RBSK Comprehensive Newborn Screening, JatakSeva: ICT Support to screen birth defects of all children born in Public Health Facilities across the state and integration with metabolic screening result and subsequent inclusion of other test results (viz., functional, hemoglobinopathy etc.)

Product Specification:

Android Mobile Application for RBSK Newborn Screening, Ubuntu based Web Server

Launched in Kerala:

The software application was developed and customized for the individual districts of Kerala in the year 2018, pro bono, as requested by Health and Family Welfare, Government of Kerala (MoU, signed by the Hon’ble Additional Chief Secretary).

The system was successfully handed over to the NHM Kerala’s dedicated server on 26th March, 2019.

From 1st June, 2018, NHM Kerala started visible birth defect screening of children born in Public health facilities under RBSK. Till date all children born across fourteen districts (all 98 Public delivery facilities) of Kerala are tracked individually for care and follow-up. The total number of newborn screened as on 31st January 2020 is 3,20,349. Total Newborn identified with VBD are 4,730. (system is presently hosted in the State Data Centre of GoK)

Data Flow in Comprehensive Newborn Screening Program in Kerala