multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)

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AHRQ Providing Support for OpenMRS

Bernie Monegain | Government Health IT | March 15, 2013

As the AHRQ report explains it, “PIH and the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis conceived of OpenMRS in 2005 as a flexible, open source EMR that would be capable of meeting the demand for high-quality health information in developing countries such as Rwanda and Kenya, where the two organizations were then working. Read More »

CSIR Tuberculosis Drug Project Enters Phase II Clinical Trials

Nikita Mehta | Live Mint | March 25, 2014

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) open source drug discovery (OSDD) project on Monday handed over a new drug combination to the Lala Ram Sarup TB Hospital in New Delhi to take it forward for so-called Phase IIB clinical trials to study the efficacy of the drug that will target multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Indian patients.

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Harnessing New Technologies To Tackle An Old Disease

Dr. Yanis Ben Amor and Sarah Snidal | Huffington Post | March 23, 2013

Though more than 3,500 people worldwide died of tuberculosis (TB) today, you won't see it reported in headlines of any major American newspaper. Neither will you see that March 24 is World TB Day simply because for many Americans it is a disease that doesn't hit home, but this could quickly change. Read More »

Poor Uptake By Healthcare Workers In mHealth Pilot Program

Greg Slabodkin | FierceMobileHealthcare | June 10, 2013

A pilot study of an app for mobile healthcare workers in a rural South African multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment program has valuable lessons for scaling new mHealth initiatives in other resource-constrained environments, concludes an article published in PLoS Medicine. Read More »