Discussion with the Officials of WHO for initiating collaboration under the programme of National T.B. elimination programme
A team of Senior Officials from World Health Organization (WHO), India visited NESAC on 27th September, 2021 to discuss the development of decision support system under National T.B. Elimination Programme. Dr. S. P. Aggarwal, Director, NESAC welcomed the Officials of WHO, India and highlighted the role of Space Technology Applications initiated by NESAC for various developmental activities of NE region. He also mentioned that the Centre has developed a number of Mobile Apps and Dashboard Applications for various users of the region under various Governance activities. Afterwards, the IT & GeoInformatics Group of NESAC has given a live demonstration on the prototype Dashboard and Mobile Apps on TB developed for the State of Meghalaya. The Officials of WHO, India appreciated the efforts of NESAC and requested Director, NESAC for joint collaboration along with IIM, IIPA, and NIC for development of Regional Level Application for NER. The Officials of WHO includes Dr. Kiran Rade, Team lead NPO, WHO India CTD representative, Dr. Shanta Rao, Regional team lead, WHO, Dr. M. Mawrie, State TB officer, Meghalaya and Dr. Gautom Borgohain, WHO-NTEP consultant, Meghalaya.