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CoWIN technology will be made available to other countries for free: RS Sharma

Although countries like Canada, Mexico, and the UAE have reportedly expressed interest in the technology, the CoWIN system is not without its flaws.  India is ready to offer the CoWIN platform as a digital public good, free of cost to other countries that want it, RS Sharma, CEO of National Health Authority and Chairman of the empowered group for COVID-19 vaccine administration said. CoWIN is the platform that is currently being utilised in India to implement the Covid-19 vaccination programme. It provides back-end facilities to health care facilities to manage vaccination stock and workflow, and a front-end facility for citizens to find and schedule vaccination appointments. The code for CoWIN will be made open source without any intellectual property rights (IPR) attached to it and be given as gifts to countries that want an "orderly and transparent vaccination program", RS Sharma added. The government is hosting a virtual CoWIN Global Conclave on July 5 to share more details on how the system works including the design and architecture of CoWIN. RS Sharma tweeted yesterday that over 50 countries from across Central Asia, Latin America, and Africa are interested in the technology. "There's no platform in the world, which has scaled to 300 million users and 100 billion hits in a matter of five months—CoWIN!" he added. https://twitter.com/rssharma3/status/1409455639286345734?s=20 According to The Economics Times, countries that have expressed interest in the technology include Canada, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Nigeria, Uganda, Vietnam, Iraq, Dominican Republic, and the United Arab Emirates. But CoWIN has its flaws Favours…

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