14-Year-Old Student Wins Award for Creating Robot that Solves Health Problems

A 14-year-old girl identified as Famidah Yussuf has emerged as the Union Bank’s The Next Robotics Legend after designing a humanoid robot.

According to a post by Union Bank of Nigeria on LinkedIn, the humanoid robot is called Famidah and it solves problems of shortage of medical personnel.

The teenager’s goal is to reduce the burden of record-keeping and regular health checks by doctors or nurses, thereby utilizing sensors that automatically track patients’ vitals.

Famidah dispenses drugs to patients, ensures regular ward rounds, and takes health records such as body temperature, heartbeat rate, blood oxygen, and blood pressure.



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