Intevation Research

Ethics of Using Digital Adherence Monitoring Technologies to Support Tuberculosis Medication

Overview: Although digital adherence technologies (DATs) are promising patient-centered strategies for monitoring TB medication adherence, ethical opportunities and concerns associated with using DATs in monitoring TB medication adherence (e.g., autonomy, beneficence) have not been empirically examined. In response to NOT-OD-21-020: Administrative Supplement for Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related...

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Population Effectiveness of Dolutegravir Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study (DISCO)

The DISCO study is a prospective observational cohort study at government-supported HIV clinics in rural South Africa and Uganda, which began in 2019. In the first phase of the study, we enrolled adults with HIV who are switched from first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART) containing non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs)...

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Using Mobile Technologies to prevent Vulnerable Mothers from COVID-19 in Rural Southwestern Uganda

Overview. The current COVID-19 awareness campaigns and prevention messages used in Uganda may not be easily  accessible and understood by illiterate poor mothers due to lack of television sets where multimedia messages demonstrating COVID-19 prevention strategies (e.g. proper hand washing, coughing) are currently disseminated. Moreover, these messages are disseminated...

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