Medical students use tech to up the ante on youth organ donation

The Save 7 wants more than 1-million young South Africans to sign up as organ donors and aims to simplify transplant referrals

13 July 2023 - 21:21

After seeing dying patients in desperate need of organ transplantation, a group of tech-savvy and compassionate medical students from Stellenbosch University are using the power of algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI), in a projectset to be a game-changer on how young people view organ donation. ..

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