Meet Romana, a small scale farmer from Tanzania. She uses the medication sleeve/label to remind her to take her tuberculosis medication.
Video: What are the advantages of digital adherence technology for healthcare workers?
Healthcare workers (HCWs) in participating healthcare centers are trained on the use of DAT and experience various advantages themselves. In this video a HCW from Tanzania explains the benefits.
Video: How ASCENT provides differentiated care to TB patients in Tanzania
A new video is published on the differentiated care provided by the ASCENT project in Tanzania tuberculosis patients. It shows the vital role of the health care worker in the use of digital adherence technology.
Video: An introduction of the ASCENT project – Consenting & Enrolment
ASCENT Tanzania produced a video on the enrolment of tuberculosis patients in the ASCENT project, which studies and provides the use of digital adherence technology, to help them complete their treatment successfully.
Digital adherence technology improves tuberculosis case management in Tanzania
Innovations in health programmes are moving fast paced, and health care workers are embracing it. In Tanzania, the NTLP supports tuberculosis patients using digital adherence technology.
ASCENT Tanzania explains: The refill and reuse of the smart pillbox
In this video, made in Tanzania, a HWC explains the use of one of the DATs provided by the ASCENT project: the smart pillbox from evriMED. Explanation of the use to the patient, refilling the medication, charging the pillboxes and reuse.
The ASCENT project: how digital adherence technologies have synergized facility and home-based TB care in Tanzania
The importance of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in improving community health has been widely recognized by various entities like governments, local and international organizations.
Kick-off ASCENT research phase Tanzania
ASCENT Tanzania kicked-off of the ASCENT project’s research phase. At this stage the project intends to generate evidence on how digital adherence technologies (DATs) work under real-world conditions.
Randomization ceremony in Tanzania
The ASCENT Tanzania team conducted a randomization ceremony to assign health facilities to intervention arms and standard of care study arms, this is an important milestone that kicks off the ASCENT project in Tanzania.
Riziki: “I encourage any TB patient to use 99DOTS if they can”
Alex, 35 years, a miner and TB patient in Tanzania, was enrolled on 99DOTS digital adherence technology. Since the start of his treatment, he takes his medication daily. “It made my treatment easier and I wish the same for others.”