Technical brief: 5 Country Experiences with Digital Adherence Technologies
Based on our experiences with implementing digital adherence technologies (DAT) at scale in five different contexts, we wrote a technical brief to highlight and summarize the ASCENT project implementation.
KNCV ramps up support for the expanded use of digital adherence technology in the Philippines
PBSP will expand the use of the smart pillbox for tuberculosis (TB) treatment in the Philippines. To jumpstart the scale-up, KNCV is providing technical support to PBSP.
Video: How Nugusse from Ethiopia got cured from tuberculosis using the smart pillbox
Nugusse, who rides horse drawn carriages for a living in Ethiopia, successfully completed his tuberculosis (TB) treatment using a digital adherence technology (DAT), provided by the ASCENT project.
Video: Tsedale from Ethiopia demonstrates the use of the medication label/sleeve for TB treatment
In this video, made in Ethiopia, Tsedale explains the advantages she experienced using a DAT, the medication sleeve/label, in comparison to DOT.
The smart pillbox carves a path to better tuberculosis management and cure
A first person account on how digital adherence technology can help reinforce medication adherence, in a way that benefits the patient and enhances health system efficiency.
ASCENT Philippines concludes digital adherence technology implementation activities; DAT scale-up assured in 2023
ASCENT concluded digital adherence technology (DAT) implementation activities in the Philippines. PBSP will expand DAT use nationwide.
Philippines scales up ASCENT’s implementation of digital technology for tuberculosis treatment
The ASCENT project will phase out in December 2022. The Philippines, however, will expand the use of digital adherence technology across the country in 2023.
Video: How a digital adherence technology, the medication sleeve/label, helps a small-scale farmer from Tanzania
Meet Romana, a small scale farmer from Tanzania. She uses the medication sleeve/label to remind her to take her tuberculosis medication.
“With the smart pillbox alarm, it is impossible to forget your medication”, a TB patient treated in Ethiopia using DAT
A tuberculosis survivor named Netsanet, a 35-year-old mother of three, explained her experience on the use of digital adherence technology for her treatment.
ASCENT presents two out of ten top-scoring abstracts at the Union World Conference on Lung Health 2022
The ASCENT project is beyond exited to join the Union World Conference 2022 starting tomorrow, and presents several oral abstracts, symposia and e-posters.
Video from South Africa: a healthcare worker’s perspective on digital adherence technology
Sello Mavimbela has been a healthcare worker in tuberculosis (TB) management for 28 years, and tells you in this video about his view on digital adherence technology for TB treatment.
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.