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Free Nutrition App Giving more Muscle to India's COVID-19 Battle

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It is a proven fact that technology can play a critical role in efficiently managing pandemics like COVID-19. Most importantly, it plays a key role in keeping the doctors and paramedics uninfected thus ensuring their uninterrupted services when they are badly needed in times like these. In line with this, to sharpen the country’s fight against COVID-19, DocMode in collaboration with Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan, a renowned doctor, today unveiled iNutrimon, a patented web-based application for doctors and dieticians to calculate nutrition among critical care patients including those battling the novel coronavirus.

Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan, Head ICU Department, S.L. Raheja Hospital, a Fortis Associate

In affirmation of support to medical fraternity battling the pandemic, the nutrition app is being offered free of cost to hospitals across the country for the first six months. “At this juncture, the country needs the services of doctors and paramedics. They shouldn’t be exposed to unsafe conditions at any cost. It is for this reason we’re offering the app free since it would keep our doctors and paramedics safe while managing a pandemic like COVID-19. The hospitals would find it very useful,” said DocMode Founder and CEO Hans Lewis.

At a time when hospitals are facing shortage of PPE kits and are restricting HCPs entry to ICUs and wards insisting that they instead work from home, iNutrimon would come in handy in providing safe and evidence-based nutrition to patients helping in their speedy recovery. Healthcare professionals can make use of iNutrimon even while working from home or away from hospital wards.

The app conforms to GLM criteria and helps doctors, dieticians and other healthcare professionals in assessing malnutrition status among COVID-19 patients. Further, it has also embedded into it COVID-19 guidelines as per ESPEN and micronutrient suggestions for TPN. “This suggests the amount of calories, proteins to be provided for Enteral as well as TPN. All these help in nutrition intervention, and later HCPs would also be able to use the derived data for research on the role nutrition plays in treating COVID-19 patients,” said Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan, Head ICU Department, S.L. Raheja Hospital, a Fortis Associate, after launching the app.

Patient meal planning, experts concede, can be a time-consuming process and developed countries are already resorting to AI tools replacing the use of ineffective and archaic methods. “The new way is quick, easy and fully customised. It helps monitor and create a comprehensive diet-prescription chart in less than four minutes per patient. But, if you use the traditional method, it would take about 40 minutes,” added Paulson Paul – Founder and COO, DocMode.

What is more, the iNutrimon adheres to the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and European Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism (ESPEN) guidelines in calculating nutrition requirement in critically ill patients including those suffering from COVID-19. “We’ve started using iNutrimon at our hospital. This technology is very convenient. It reduces risks like underfeeding, overfeeding and excess fluid-intake. It also documents the patients’ nutrition intake,Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan added.

Optimum nutrition, providing all nutrients in both kind and amount, is the cornerstone of good health and cutting edge of prevention. Nutritional knowledge is of particular importance to healthcare professionals if they are to succeed in significantly reducing excessive premature morbidity and mortality from leading killer diseases like heart disease, cancer, strokes.

iNutrimon allows doctors and paramedics to track both macro and micro-nutrient intakes through Daily Nutrient Tracker. The app also lets you select foods, beverages and supplements across various national food databases across the world. Thus, it allows you to select from several pre-designed meal templates based on individual patient requirements.

According to Dr. Saseedharan critical care staff spend too much time calculating patient feeds, deriving the evidence and data points, which helps in fine-tuning the entire feeding and patient management. This app, the doctor said, helps in reducing the length of stay in critical care.

This user-friendly app is not only economical but can also access different patient records from anywhere. This app is high on security and follows HIPPA guidelines. So, the patient data is 100% safe.

Hospitals that want to make use of the iNutrimon app can register free by logging into www.inutrimon.com.

About DocMode

DocMode is a global platform that provides authoritative, comprehensive and interacting learning programs for healthcare professionals across the world. The platform encourages scientific, evidence-based medical practice, documentation and inter-professional, cross-industrial learning besides enabling doctor-patient interaction, research, training and honing skill through tailor-made courses. DocMode aims to form a value-based online learning experience for healthcare professionals globally.

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How to open an account in Swiss Bank from India

As soon as the news of increase the in money in Swiss Bank increased, numbers of queries related to Swiss Bank got increased. So, we thought to help you to with the most searched question on the internet “How to open an account in Swiss Bank from India”.

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Swiss Bank, like me many of you was introduced this name in 2014 when Mr. Narendra Modi who was the chief minister of Gujarat that time made his election campaign on Black money in Swiss Bank. Now, in 2021 no money was back to India as promised by Narendra Modi. On other hand there is huge hike in Indian Money deposited into Swiss Bank. According to the media reports the total amount has reached more than 20,700 Cr and also the Swiss bank account holders in India gets increased post 2014.

Now, if you see google then many people are searching to open a Swiss Bank account online. It’s not that everyone wants to open an account in Swiss Bank, however many of them like me are just curious to know the process to open an account in Swiss Bank.

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How to open an account in Swiss Bank from India
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How to open a Swiss bank account

  • Just like Indian Banks, Banks in Switzerland also minimum balance criteria. You have to find a Bank that will accept the amount of fund you have. The minimum balance is between 100.000 CHF up to 500.000 CHF and it vary from Bank to Bank.
  • Once you identify the Bank, or you can also take a professional help from third party websites. They charge you a professional fee to help you to open a Bank Account.
  • These are the four steps to open an account
  • Fill out the application form at our order page
  • After reception of your order the bank will mail you a welcome packet
  • Sign the documents and send them back to the bank
  • The bank will confirm the opening of your new Swiss bank account
  • If you will not be able to travel Switzerland, then you can also complete the process through post (Courier)
  • You also have to show the origin of fund like bank statement, documents from the sale of property or any other document that shows the transaction amount

Thinks you should know before opening a Swiss bank account

  • Any individual over the age of 18 is allowed to open a Swiss Bank account
  • An Indian can open an account but with a ceiling for the financial year. However, for the purpose of conducting business such an account is permitted under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
  • There are nearly 400 banks in Switzerland with the top two – UBS and Credit Suisse Group
  • There is an account type called ‘numbered account’. All interaction with the account is through the account number. Very few people in the bank will know the name behind the numbered account.
  • You can close your account any time without any restrictions or cost
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Sports world pays tribute to Milkha Singh

Veteran Indian athlete Milkha Singh passed away at a local hospital here at 11.30 pm on Friday, leaving the sports world in a tizzy. After the death of this great sprinter, many celebrities have paid tribute to him. There are some kind.

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Sports world pays tribute to Milkha Singh

Veteran Indian athlete Milkha Singh passed away at a local hospital here at 11.30 pm on Friday, leaving the sports world in a tizzy. After the death of this great sprinter, many celebrities have paid tribute to him.

I promise you Milkha Singh ji that we will fulfill your last wish. India has lost its star. Milkha Singh ji has left us but he will continue to inspire every Indian to shine for India. My deepest condolences to the family. I pray for the peace of his soul. Kiren Rijiju

Rest in peace our very own ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh Ji. Your passing has left a deep void in the heart of every Indian today, but you will continue to inspire many generations to come. Sachin Tendulkar

SAI is deeply saddened by the passing away of “The Flying Sikh” Milkha Singh, one of the greatest sportspersons India has ever produced. Gold medalist at Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, she held the 400m national record for 38 years. Condolences to his family and the millions he inspired. Sports Authority of India

Your story inspired millions and will continue to inspire….Rip Legend. Ritu Phogat

We might not have seen you competing, but every time we ran fast as kids, we ran like Milkha Singh. And to me, she will always be the legend you left behind. You didn’t just run, you inspired. Rest in peace, sir. Sunil Chhetri

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Delhi government will prepare 5,000 health assistants in view of the third wave of corona

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “In the first and second wave of corona we have seen shortage of medical and paramedical staff.

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Arvind Kejriwal speaking with media in his office in Delhi

In an important announcement today, the Delhi government said that it will prepare 5,000 health assistants as a precaution in the wake of the third wave of corona. Under this ambitious project of Delhi Government, Indraprastha University will start training the youth gradually.

Talking about this project, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “In the first and second wave of corona we have seen a shortage of medical and paramedical staff. So the government has an ambitious plan, under which 5000 health assistants will be prepared.”

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Describing the outline of the project, Arvind Kejriwal said, “Indraprastha (IP) University will train 5000 youth sequentially for every 2 weeks. After that they will be given basic training in 9 premier medical institutes of Delhi.

Clearing doubts about the usefulness of health assistants prepared after just two weeks of training and training, Kejriwal said that these health assistants will work as assistants to doctor-nurse. They will be given basic training in nursing, paramedics, life saving, first aid and home care. Online applications for this can be filled from tomorrow, Thursday, June 17. The training will start from June 28. For this the qualification is 12th pass and age limit is more than 18 years.

This plan of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is prima facie looking very futuristic, but the reality will be known only after its implementation. It is to be known that with this announcement of Kejriwal, his critics have started to satire on this plan.

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