Meet Makerere University students that have developed an app to prevent cervical cancer

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University team and technology against cervical cancer

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vlcsnap-2015-04-30-15h17m55s577The Team Code Gurus from Uganda will amaze you. These incredible ladies;  Nanyombi Margaret Pearl, Ndagire Esther, Nairubi Pauline and Namanda Kaweesi Jackline all from the faculty of Information Computer Technology at Makerere University have developed an app that tests for Bacterial Vaginosis using both hardware and software.The hardware connects to the software using Bluetooth to tell whether women have healthy vaginal bacteria as explained in the Her Health BV video

Normally, there are a lot of “good” bacteria and some “bad” bacteria in the vagina. The good types help control the growth of the bad types. In women with bacterial vaginosis, the balance is upset. There are not enough good bacteria and too many bad bacteria. Usually a mild problem may go away on its own in a few days. However, it can lead to more serious problems if untreated. Problems such as cause cervical cancer, inflammatory pelvic and…

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