Impact of mHealth on Retention and Management of MDR TB Patients Living in the Community

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This poster describes an mHealth application, designed and implemented by TB CARE II, used to support the provision of home-based Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) in the cPMDT area.

In the video below, Abu Imran, mHealth Specialist, elaborates on how the application was designed to strengthen support systems for MDR-TB patient management at both intensive and continuation phases, improve treatment adherence, facilitate Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) management, and improve treatment outcomes.

In Bangladesh, an MDR-TB DOT provider uses the mHealth app while on a visit to a patient’s home (2015)
In Bangladesh, an MDR-TB DOT provider uses the mHealth app while on a visit to a patient’s home (2015)
Publication Date 
October 2016
Authors 
Dr. Neeraj Kak, A.N.M Al Imran, and Dr. Refiloe Matji
Resource Type 
Promotional Materials
Posters
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Language 
English