ICTAI is aimed at capacity and capability enhancement of health workers and wellness centres in general.
Maharashtra Government has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NITI Aayog and Wadhwani AI group. Under this MoU, the government will launch the International Centre for Transformational Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) focusing on rural healthcare.
Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, has said that this project is aimed at a greater collaboration in the healthcare sector.
ICTAI is aimed at capacity and capability enhancement of health workers and wellness centres in general. It will focus on quality healthcare to accelerate research, diagnosis and treatment delivery of diseases like cancer, tuberculosis.
P Anandan from Wadhwani AI said, "We are looking forward to understanding the issues that plague healthcare, especially rural, and implementing solutions derived out of the data research and AI."
The core partners in this project are PATH, LEHS-WISH, IIT Madras, TATA Trust and the Stanford centre for population health sciences.