Artificial intelligence for global health

Health care–related AI interventions in LMICs can be broadly divided into three application areas. The first includes AI-powered low-cost tools running on smartphones or portable instruments. The second application area focuses on more specialized medical needs, with the goal of supporting clinical decision-making. The third application area relates to population health and allows public agencies to realize cause-and-effect relationships, appropriately allocate the often limited resources, and ultimately mitigate the progression of epidemics.

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