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Tania Aidrus, Digital Pakistan’s head, launches ‘chatbot’ to fight coronavirus

Tania Aidrus urged people to give in their feedback for the improvement of the service. She also appreciated the swift setup of the national dashboard to consolidate the progress of active cases of coronavirus from across the country.

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Tania Aidrus, Head of PM Khan’s Digital Pakistan and her team has introduced ‘Chatbot’ to address common concerns and facilitate people on pandemic coronavirus.

On Monday, she announced the launch of a chatbot on her Twitter account. She wrote: “Our team wanted to build an effective way to get information out to Pakistanis. We’ve launched a chatbot to address common concerns on #Coronavirus. You can find labs near you and even do a quick test to assess your risk of #Coronavirus. Please try it out!”

Aidrus urged people to give in their feedback for the improvement of the service.
She also appreciated the swift setup of the national dashboard to consolidate the progress of active cases of coronavirus from across the country. She says the initiative will provide timely and data-driven decisions as to the situation changes in real-time.

Earlier, Tania Aidrus shared the various initiatives taken by ‘Digital Pakistan’ to facilitate the government in fighting the novel coronavirus. She says Digital Pakistan is striving to get ahead of coronavirus.
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She said that a ‘war room’ has been created where technology volunteers can collaborate with the Ministry of Health and the team of Dr. Zafar Mirza.
“We’re using data analytics techniques and cutting edge technology to get ahead of the #Coronavirus. We’re trying to modernize and streamline data collection from the frontlines. We have some of the best @CodeforPakistan engineers available in Pakistan volunteering their support,” she wrote.
In one of her tweets, she asserted that she met WHO’s Dr. Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala to discuss the model to digitize data capture of confirmed cases as well as suspected cases for better delivery and response.

Tania Aidrus is also reaching out to the telemedicine companies or startups that are looking way to help the government of Pakistan fight coronavirus outbreak. She invited them to contact for collaboration and assistance.

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