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Samsung repurposes older Galaxy smartphones to enable access to ophthalmic health care

Thursday 8 April 2021 | 11:12 CET | News
Samsung Electronics has announced it is repurposing older smartphones to enable access to ophthalmic health care in underserved communities around the world. Samsung partnered with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and Yonsei University Health System (YUHS) in Korea to create medical devices that screen for eye disease by upcycling Galaxy smartphones that are no longer of use. This Galaxy Upcycling programme is helping to address around 1 billion global cases of vision impairment that are preventable with proper diagnosis.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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