The critical role of technology in Zero TB Pakistan Experience

Hear from the global leaders about the impact of Technology in Lung screening. 

Falak Madani, the Associate Director TB, of Global Heath Directorate – IHN, speaks about Karachi’s journey towards using automated chest X-ray analysis software and Mobile X-ray vans for screening and diagnosis at high burden settings. She says the convergence of, AI in screening and mobile systems that facilitate the same, has played an integral role in their current achievements. The idea was to bring care to people, employ the available resources into best use and exploit the innovation in technology for multiplying the positive impact.

The outcome of this approach is that over a million people have been screened so far, the reach has been widened and Pakistan is moving closer towards becoming a Zero TB country.   

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