Thailand is one of the world’s most important sugar producers and high sugar consumption is common among its 69 million population. Photo: Handout

Google launches AI health service in Thailand to screen for diabetic eye disease that causes blindness

  • The eye screening programme in Thailand follows a similar Google programme in India and highlights a push by big tech companies to show the social benefits of new AI technologies
  • The Thai government has been campaigning against behaviour that can lead to diabetes and has made the diabetic eye screening one of the country’s national health indicators since 2015
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Thailand is one of the world’s most important sugar producers and high sugar consumption is common among its 69 million population. Photo: Handout
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