mHealth for improved TB contact investigation in Uganda

Location

Uganda, Uganda

Dates

07/01/2013 - 06/01/2018

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

This multicenter randomized study is evaluating the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and population-level impact of SMS-assisted versus standard contact investigation in Uganda

Projects

MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the...

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Understanding the costs and...

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Evaluating an automated system for...

We are evaluating the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of TBDx, an automated digital microscopy system, as a screening test to...

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A Comprehensive Snapshot of Tuberculosis...

This study aims to find all cases of TB within an urban Ugandan community of 50,000 people and to characterize both the...

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Quantiferon gold test for detecting TB...

This is a cluster randomized trial comparing the time to known latent TB status among HIV infected patients receiving QGIT...

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