Covid-19 counter innovation: Screening, test, curbing transmission – works and talents that Thai people are proud of
Emerging diseases often occur unexpectedly and cover a wide area. The spread of the novel coronavirus 2019, or Covid-19, is one of the challenges for humans to find a preventive treatment. Many countries around the world are still trying to find vaccines and how to keep their citizens safe.
During this crisis, various innovations have been developed in Thailand in preventing and screening the disease, and treating patients. Let's take a look at the testaments to the innovative capability of Thai people.
Close to the Doctor
is an application for self-examination and screening of primary disease. Feel at ease like having a doctor nearby around the clock. It is capable of checking if symptoms are classified as Covid-19 or not, along with more than a thousand other diseases. It helps reducing congestion and the risk of infection in the hospital.
is an application for monitoring and evaluating people at risk of Covid-19 infection and to confine them in self-quarantine area. If the health effects worsen, they can seek help immediately. It can help reducing the work of medical personnel in monitoring people at risk.
Tigerplast MaskShield Spray+
is used to improve performance of a fabric mask in reflecting and filtering PM 2.5 dust, germs and viruses, ensuring that everyone can live a life of New Normal with no worries.
is an innovative 3D printer made to produce a face shield mask that is strong, durable and efficient for preventing Covid-19 infection for medical personnel.
is a robot with medical support devices to lessen the burden and risks of COVID-19 infection due to the constant care of infected patients. There are robots with multiple functions - delivering food and medical supplies, caring and talking to patients, and communicating long distance between doctors and patients through the Video Conference system.
At the time of crisis caused by the pandemic, we can take pride in Thai people's ability to use their knowledge and technology to create innovations that help us through this difficult time with good health.