Portable Foldable Mobile Lab(PCML-KIN)
A Lab that can work not only in cities but in villages and remote locations also
It is world’s first portable lab, launched by the President of India Mr. Pranav Mukharjee on 11 may, 2013 at the occasion of Technology day. Mobile Labis a Compact Portable Clinical Laboratory with an open system in a suitcase having Power Back- Up of 4 hours extendable to 24 hours.
This lab is very rugged and maintenance free as all components have their proper and predefined place. It can easily work at any temperature from 0-50C.
Using this Total 36 tests can be performed which is as follows
What is LABIKE – Lab on Bike
Complete laboratory retrofits on client’s bike with complete framework to keep equipments with bio waste management facility with power back -up and GPS Tracker.
Swasthgram with its pioneering innovation- LaBike, is a lab on wheels that while ensuring access to quality diagnostics & screening is also bolstering India’s preventive healthcare scenario. Behavioural factors such as change in lifestyle have resulted in newer types of diseases which require access to specialists who are few in number and cannot be reached through traditional means of healthcare delivery, LaBike has substantially leveraged mobile labs as an alternate healthcare delivery channel.
Motorcycle fitted mobile version [LaBike] is highly useful for villages and inaccessible locations etc. It addresses preventive/ curative health care at the doorstep of the people. With use of such technology in our program, we ensure affordability, accessibility ,accuracy & awareness to those who are in dire need of care.
It does 76 blood tests & has all essential laboratory equipments to perform operations in the field. It has Ultra Portable foldable tent house to cover entire Laboratory work with Cold storage unit & facility for bio-waste management.
Use of IT technology – to assure quality and data
Software Applications such as Patient Data Management System (PDMS), Healthcare Intelligence Applications, Satellite Control & Cloud Computing have been designed to ensure highest quality standards & transparency of the work in the field. Based on these technologies, we acclaim monitoring & evaluation of each & every project running in nook & corners of our country.
Using Labike with commitment & involvement of right stakeholders, we believe that Non- Communicable Diseases can be detected at the initial stages and the expenditure on the treatment could be avoided. This will result in colossal saving & boost up our economy. It would bring about a revolution in improving the health standards and longevity of our citizens.
Economy Loss: going up every year
- Cost of Kidney replacement ~15 lacs
- Cost of liver transplant ~ 20 lacs
- Cost of Heart Surgery ~ 8 lacs
The leading causes of deaths in India among NCDs are cardiovascular disease (29.89 lakh), diabetes (1.75 lakh), cancer (5 lakh) and respiratory diseases (6.74 lakh).
An estimated 1.4 million to 2 million people experienced `catastrophic’ spending in 2004 with 6-8 lakh Indians ending up being impoverished by the cost of caring for cardiovascular disease and cancer alone.
Most of damage in Health happen due to late diagnosis
True Solution is – “Preventive Care Screening”
The operations of our mission completely aligns with the National Health Policy Framework 2015 (para 126.96.36.199 , 3.3.6 ) of our government having major focus on NCD’s, prevention of diseases with effective & rationale delivery system via usage of most appropriate health technology, communication and care provisions to reduce the burden of diseases at national level as 39.1% constitute the bulk of the country’s disease burden as NCD only. To curb this we need to have health & wellness centres with holistic effect in place of primary health centres.