Indian cybersecurity firm Panacea Infosec with human resource R&D firm Panacea Bioedge in collaboration with Healmed Solutions has developed an AI (Artificial Intelligence) voice-enabled mental healthcare platform for India.
With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, problems of mental health like anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts are on the rise. WHO estimates the burden of mental health problems in India is 2443 disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) per 100,000 people. The estimated suicide ratio is 21:1 and the economic losses due to mental health conditions are put at $1.03 trillion in the period between 2012-2030.
This story was originally published on ANI News.
Tags/Keywords: mental-wellbeing, healthcare, India, economic
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