The ParuKu team consists of Farhana Ibrahim Syuaib, Mutiara Auliya Firdausy, Rachelya Nurfirdausi Islamah, Rania Rifdah Taufiq from the Faculty of Medicine, and Dinda Inas Putri, Shafira Ayu Maharani, Siti Khadijah, and Hanif Ibrahim Syuaib from the Faculty of Computer Science. A member of the ParuKu Team, Mutiara Auliya, hopes that this application can be widely used in many areas and can help accelerate the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia.

“We express our deepest gratitude to our supervisor Prasandhya Astagiri Yusuf, Ph.D, who has stalwartly supported us for six months, through a series of activities, along with Dr. Putu Wuri Handayani, and Irandi Putra Pratomo, Ph.D, a lecturer and consultant doctor who is happy to provide constructive input on the ParuKu application,” said Farhana Ibrahim Syuaib, as quoted by, Wednesday (25/8/2021).

Farhana also thanked her friends and all parties who have supported the ParuKu Team so that they could make Indonesia and UI proud in the international arena. “Hopefully this will be the first step for the ParuKu application to be useful for the community and Indonesia,” she said.

The ParuKu application is one of the innovative solutions from the 16 participating teams in the 2021 NUS Medical Grand Challenge competition which is judged by a panel of judges who have expert backgrounds from various industries such as information technology, health care, and engineering. Each team puts their proposals and ideas into practice that impact healthcare, innovation, business strategy, marketing, and commercialization. (est)