Results from Ethiopia reflect the usability and acceptability of DATs by TB care providers and people with TB, indicating the potential for wider adoption of DATs to support the TB care cascade throughout the region.
The unveiling of the ASCENT study results at the Union 2023 in Paris marked a crucial turning point in the approach to TB treatment, and in the case of ASCENT, the potential future of DATs.
With the idea of empowering people through Digital Adherence Technology (DAT), the ASCENT proeject has proven to be a game-changer in the realm of TB treatment and care.
After five years of dedication and tireless effort, the ASCENT Project team is gearing up for a significant milestone—the Union World Conference on Lung Health 2023, set to be held in Paris.
The national health exhibition organizing committee selected the ASCENT project for the National Health Exhibition to present Digital Adherence Technology.
Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) is stepping up the training of 180 programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis (PMDT) nurses and regional technical staff across the Philippines.
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.
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.
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.
In this video, made in Ethiopia, Tsedale explains the advantages she experienced using a DAT, the medication sleeve/label, in comparison to DOT.
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.