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Cu-Rec App launched

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi examines the app

“CuRec”, an interactive patient-doctor communication platform developed by the faculty of computing of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University to combat the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country was presented to Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi.

According to a Health Ministry spokesman, as an aid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, “CuRec”, an interactive patient-doctor communication platform was developed by the faculty of computing, General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University with the guidance of the Vice Chancellor Major General Milinda Peiris.

The application was introduced to the Minister of Health, Pavithra Wanniarachchi and the Secretary of the Ministry, Maj. General Sanjeewa Munasinghe recently, he said.

The application was developed by a group of researchers: Dr. Pradeep Kalansooriya (Senior Lecturer and Head- Department of Computer Science) along with computing students,  Kasun Kalhara,  Nimesh Ekanayaka,  Chanakya Bandara,  Savindu Bandara, Malith Ileperuma,  Sanara Premeratne and Kethmie Perera. Dean Faculty of Computing, Commodore Janaka Gunaseela, Dean Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Namal Wijesinghe (Consultant Cardiologist) and a panel of medical experts: Dr. Saman Yapa Bandara,(Deputy Director – LRH), Dr. Viraj Jayasinghe (Consultant Pediatrician – LRH), Dr. Vasan Ratnasingam (Secretary GMOA – LRH) and Dr. Mangala Rajamanthri (VP – Base Hospital Karawanella) acted as consultants to the project, he added.

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