COVID 19- TRACKING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION
Providing adequate heahh carefor all during a pandeic outbreak may not be possible, when health resources are likely to be lirnited. Setting priorities and efficiently rat Îoning resources in this context is of utivost importance.
he KAVASAM software developed by Comhat Vehicles Research & Dev elopment ËStablishment, Avadi, DRDO, ministry of Defense empowers for efficient and
effective collection of daté. This unique framework formulated provides a useful guidance in the current covid 19 pandemic scenario for tracking and resource
allocation thereby identifying and suppressing COVID 19 pandemic. The KAVASAM software framework consists
of a web based application for supervision and approval by the Admin and Epicenter head
Two android apps,
one for the Team leaders & Health workers and and another for Patient.
lt also facilitates field level data collection and efficient monitoring
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FRAMEWORK
A four level hierarchy of super admin, epicenter head, team leader and health worker is defined,
the roles and responsibilities are as follows:
Provisions to select 1.5km,3km,5KM radius from Epicenter and select the streets and houses for survery
within the radius automatically/manually.
Efficient allocation of houses to field worker for data collection-Automaticand Manual based on of houses
in a street
Data collection by field worker at allocated streets which can be used for any resource allocation namely
vaccine for COVID 19 at a later date.
Planning, bi directional Approval and monitoring process
Geofencing of the quarantined person
Notification to Super admin, Epic Head and Team Leader/police if quarantine person moves away from home.
Highlighting of the houses in map with different colours to identify suspects easily.
colours to identify suspects
SMS notification at all stages to ensure authentication.
Map views and generation of various reports required at different levels
Creation of database with Geocodfng of streets
SPIN OF BENEFITS
Systematic data collection across the area will lead to GIS map creation for house/population attributes
Software can be enhanced for distribuflon of other resources viz food, water,
ration, medical purposes viz vaccination etc.
Software can be enhanced for conducting surveys
Sofware can be used during any disaster like flood etc.
Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, Avadi, Chennai, DRDO, Ministry of Defence.