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CoWIN repurposed for Universal Immunisation Program

The Covid-19 vaccination platform Co-WIN is set to be repurposed for Universal Immunisation program as well as blood donation. This announcement was made by CoWin Chief & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Health Authority, Dr RS Sharma. This platform will later be used for organ donation. Besides India, Guyana signed a memorandum of understanding ..

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Co-WIN develops new API called KYC-VS

Central government announced an Aadhaar-like authentication system on September 10, 2021 to access the covid vaccination status of an individual on the CoWin platform. Highlights This new application programming interface (API) has been developed by CoWin. It is called ‘Know Your Customer’s or Client’s Vaccination Status’ or KYC-VS. The API was developed as an extra ..

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India to provide CoWIN technology to other countries

India has decided to make CoWIN platform an open source for other countries in order to enable them to use this technology to run their own vaccination drives. Which countries to join? Countries including Vietnam, Iraq, Peru, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Panama, Nigeria, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uganda have expressed their interest in learning about ..

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