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Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs) are feature phone-based and smartphone-based technologies to monitor Tuberculosis (TB) medication adherence. Various DATs include:
In 2019, the Central TB Division of India launched the Integrated Digital Adherence Technology Initiative (IDAT), the first initiative to introduce all the above three digital technologies into TB health systems. This study represents results from a mixed-methods study to assess the implementation of IDAT in eight districts across the three Indian states of Gujarat, Karnataka, and Haryana. The results and data in the study can help service providers deploy and improve IDAT services in the country.
Technology promises to help achieve our End TB goals. How can we best deploy it?
by Rhea John 4 min read