Mobile health to improve tuberculosis care and control: a call worth making.

  title={Mobile health to improve tuberculosis care and control: a call worth making.},
  author={Claudia M Denkinger and Jasmine Grenier and Anna K Stratis and Anup Akkihal and Nitika Pant-Pai and Madhukar Pai},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  volume={17 6},
The use of mobile phones has substantially increased throughout the world over the last decade. This has opened up opportunities for the integration of mobile phones as health intervention tools in many aspects of health care, including prevention, diagnosis, data collection, treatment and adherence monitoring and surveillance. Several applications have been explored in human immunodeficiency virus care. The field of tuberculosis (TB) has not exploited the potential of mobile health (m-health… CONTINUE READING
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