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In Ukraine, AI will be used to diagnose tuberculosis

ByNatalia

Feb 19, 2024

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Photo In three Ukrainian phthisiopulmonological centers – in Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv and Sumy regions – tuberculosis will be diagnosed using artificial intelligence.

The Ministry of Health reports this, Ukrinform reports.

“Ultra-modern equipment has already been installed, and doctors have been trained to use the systems when diagnosing patients. Artificial intelligence carries out automatic analysis by reading X-rays and reflects areas of potential pathology in the form of a heat map of the lungs, which allows identifying the smallest areas of damage,” the message says.

In Ukraine they will use AI to diagnose tuberculosis

The Ministry of Health noted that the Lviv and Sumy regions received equipment under projects of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ivano-Frankivsk region – from a Japanese manufacturer.

The Ministry of Health noted that artificial intelligence for automated processing of diagnostic data is successfully used in more than 40 countries around the world.

AI will be used in Ukraine to diagnose tuberculosis

<p dir="ltr" Ministry of Health, in January 2024 in Ukraine 1687 cases of tuberculosis were registered, of which 1279 were new cases. In total, more than 12.5 thousand patients receive drug treatment. According to the World Health Organization, tuberculosis is the second leading cause of death in the world. More than 10 million people suffer from tuberculosis.

The Japanese government is reportedly providing more than $56 million to support software development in the field of generative artificial intelligence.

Photo: Ministry of Health

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