December 3, 2020

Evin: eVIN reaches 32 states & UTs, to be rolled-out quickly in remaining areas: Well being ministry



New Delhi: The Digital Vaccine Intelligence Community, which supplies technological options for strengthening immunisation provide chain techniques, has reached 32 states and Union territories, and can be rolled-out within the remaining areas quickly, the well being ministry mentioned on Monday.

In an announcement, the ministry mentioned the Digital Vaccine Intelligence Community (eVIN) goals to supply real-time data on vaccine stocks and flows, and storage temperatures throughout all chilly chain factors within the nation.

“This sturdy system has been used with the requisite customisation through the COVID-19 pandemic for guaranteeing continuation of the important immunisation providers and defending our youngsters and pregnant moms towards vaccine preventable ailments,” it mentioned.

The eVIN has reached 32 states and Union territories (UTs) and can quickly be launched in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Ladakh and Sikkim.

“At current, 23,507 chilly chain factors throughout 585 districts of 22 states and two UTs routinely use the eVIN expertise for environment friendly vaccine logistics administration. Over 41,420 vaccine chilly chain handlers have been launched to digital record-keeping by coaching them on eVIN,” the assertion mentioned.

Furthermore, practically 23,900 digital temperature loggers have been put in on vaccine chilly chain tools for correct temperature evaluation of vaccines in storage, it added.