ASCENT Philippines distributed all necessary digital adherence technologies intervention facilities in Bulacan and Pampanga. This enabled the run-in phase to start: all facilities are now enrolling patients on these innovative digital technologies.
The ASCENT project releases a free Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Tool, to enable accurate budget forecasting for the implementation and use of Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs) in TB treatment.
The Stop TB Partnership and the ASCENT project are proud to announce the introduction of an easy and efficient way to procure digital adherence technologies.
The Community Advisory Board (CAB) for the ASCENT project in Ethiopia was established to guard the safety and well-being of beneficiaries/study participants.
The ASCENT Ethiopia team held a randomization ceremony and successfully assigned health facilities to different study arms.
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.”
Randomization events were held in the Bulacan and Pampanga provinces in the Philippines to identify the health facilities which will use digital adherence technologies as part of the ASCENT project.
In July, the ASCENT project organized a virtual meeting for all Research Managers to prepare the study activities that will be conducted in the different ASCENT countries.