BENGALURU: The Nimhans and IIIT-B have jointly developed a software aimed at strengthening the treatment of patients suffering from mental illness. The software, developed as part of the Karnataka Mental Health and Management System, helps health authorities maintain mental health history of millions of patients. Apart from Nimhans in Bengaluru, district government hospitals across Karnataka are running a flagship mental health programme with large number of footfalls everyday. The Nimhans and IIIT-B developed the software at the request of the Karnataka Government which also funded its development, Nimhans director Dr.BN Gangadhar told ET. The premier mental health institute has also trained doctors on the use of software. The State Government will roll out the software from April 1 after a month-long pilot in March. The system will go a long way in strengthening the mental health programme in Karnataka, and benefit patients as treatment gets easier, said Dr N Girish, Professor of … [Read more...] about Mental health: Govt hospitals to roll out Nimhans & IIIT-B – developed software from April
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New Delhi, Jan 27: The Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad arrived in Delhi on Monday morning after he was sent back to Delhi by Hyderabad Police. He is reportedly unwell and will be taken to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). He is likely to attend the birth anniversary celebrations of late journalist Gauri Lankesh on January 29. … [Read more...] about Chandra Shekhar Aazad likely to attend Gauri Lankesh’s birth anniversary on Jan 29 in Bengaluru
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