Implementation Research for
Digital Technologies and TB

Implementation Research for Digital Technologies and TB

Abbreviations and acryonyms

  • ART Antiretroviral treatment
  • AI Artificial intelligence
  • CAD Computer-aided detection
  • CRX Chest radiography
  • CBOs Community-based organisations
  • CEA Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • CRT Cluster randomised trial
  • DALY Disability-adjusted life year
  • DAT Digital adherence technology
  • DBT Direct benefit transfer
  • DL Distance learning
  • DOT Directly observed therapy
  • EMM Electronic Medication Monitor
  • FGD Focus group discussion
  • ILFU Initial loss to follow up
  • IR Implementation Research
  • ICT Information and communication technology
  • IRB Institutional review body
  • IR4DTB Implementation Research for Digital Technologies and TB toolkit
  • KII Key informant interview
  • LIS Laboratory information system
  • MDG Millennium Development Goals
  • MDR-TB Multidrug-resistant TB
  • NGOs Non-governmental organisations
  • NTP National TB Programme
  • QALY Quality-adjusted life year
  • PFMS Public financial management system
  • RCT Randomised controlled trial
  • RE-AIM Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation and Maintenance
  • SMS Short messaging service
  • SOP Standard operating procedure
  • SWOT Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
  • TB Tuberculosis
  • TDR Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
  • TPT TB preventive treatment
  • ULIS Universal Laboratory Information System
  • VOT Virtual/video directly observed treatment
  • WHO/GTB WHO's Global TB Programme

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