Saving sight in rural India
AI eye screening
95% of blindness from diabetic eye disease is preventable. However, nearly 1 bn Indians live in rural villages where there is little or no eye screening and treatment provision.
War on Diabetic Blindness
Launched 2019, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
In partnership with The Vision Academy and the Lions Club Medico Society, Macusoft launched a mobile phone based Artificial Intelligence diabetic screening service for rural India.
Mobile ‘pop-up’ clinics will be set up over a region covering 7.3m people, offering eye screening and education to those at risk of sight-threatening disease.