Students develop app that detects vaginal infection

The app also uses health information from nearby hospitals, it can recommend hospitals nearby for users to go to, and preventive measures to take against infections.

The three Ugandan girls that make up Team Code Gurus

The team, named Team Code Gurus, developed the app, coupled with a test kit known as Her Health BVkit, which takes readings from urinal/vaginal samples and transmits the data to the cloud for diagnosis.

According to a report by CCTV-AFRICA, after receiving that data, the mobile app reads the pH levels, analyses that amount of healthy bacteria in comparison to unhealthy ones, and offers a recommendation suggesting that the user is healthy, or should seek medical attention.

The app also uses health information from nearby hospitals, it can recommend hospitals nearby for users to go to, and preventive measures to take against infections.

Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

Watch a video of Team Code Gurus talking about how the product works:

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