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

Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19...

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Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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Modeling to improve TB decision-making in the...

We are part of a large consortium that is constructing epidemic and economic models of TB and HIV in collaboration with the U.S....

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