Aarogya Setu app helped identify coronavirus clusters, expand testing: WHO chief lauds Covid tracker app1 min read 13 Oct 2020, 04:09 PM IST
Technologies like mobile apps were making 'tried and tested public health tools' more 'effective', Ghebreyesus said
The Aarogya Setu app in India that has been downloaded by 150 million users is one such technology, he said
World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app, saying the government has been using it to notify users about the Covid-19 infections. The WHO chief also said that the coronavirus contact tracing app developed by the Government of India is one among several tech tools to help public health authorities identify clusters and expand testing in those areas.