Navigation Links
Pilot Study Using Video Cell Phones for Mobile Direct Observation Treatment (MDOT) to Monitor Medication Compliance of TB Patients
Date:3/23/2009

Danya Presents Findings of Pilot Study at East African Health Conference in Kenya

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Danya International, Inc. (Danya), a communications, research, and technology firm, will share the results of a pilot study on the effectiveness of mobile video-enabled phones in meeting the requirements for monitoring medication adherence by tuberculosis (TB) patients during the 3rd East African Health and Scientific Conference. The findings of the Mobile Direct Observation Treatment (MDOT) Pilot Project, which received high positive ratings from the patients and health care workers who participated, will be unveiled during the Conference in Nairobi City on March 25-27, 2009.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends directly observed treatment (DOT) of TB patients to monitor medication adherence. Compliance with DOT guidelines presents numerous challenges for health care workers and patients, especially in developing countries. Danya, in public-private partnership with the Mbagathi District Hospital, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Safaricom Limited, Nokia Siemens Networks, Mediae, Voxiva, and EPOS Health Consultants launched the MDOT Pilot Project to assess the feasibility of using video-enabled mobile phones to assure patients were taking the prescribed medication. The study also examined the reactions of participants to text and video health messages sent via the mobile phone.

"Mobile phone technology offers opportunities to expand and enhance medical treatment where direct observation of patients is required," explained Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer of Danya and Principal Investigator of the pilot study. "We are encouraged by the acceptance of the patients and health care workers who volunteered to participate and see these results as a launching pad to a broader scale scientific study including a larger num
'/>"/>

SOURCE Danya International
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. The College of New Rochelle School of Nursing Receives $50,000 Grant From the Verizon Foundation for Telenursing Pilot Program
2. Scorpion Offshore Inc. Pilot Project With InPlace Medical Solutions Sets New Standard for Offshore Medical Services
3. Drug combination may be effective against deadly melanoma, pilot study shows
4. Rockefeller Universitys Center for Clinical and Translational Science funds 18 new pilot studies
5. Pilots May Face Greater Cancer Risk
6. Dental and Medical Communities Piloting Partnership in Mid-Michigan To Detect and Defeat Disease
7. NASA Conducts Pilot Cognition Studies
8. Washington Fire Firefighters Launch First of Its Kind Pilot Program on Health and Fitness
9. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Introduces International Medical Tourism Pilot Program
10. New Web Site Offers Shirts with Custom-embroidered Aviator Wings for Veteran Military Pilots, Supports Families of the Wounded Fund
11. Cleveland Clinic Pilots Microsoft HealthVault
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, ... the FDA on sterile convenience surgical packs . , ... convenience surgical packs, by Customed Inc., are recalled ... for the recall is a potential defect found due to ... and infection. The affected products’ manufacture dates were from January ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Florida ... the Hyatt Regency Orlando last week August 21-24 and ... returned as a presenter. , Dr. Greenstein ... the 21st Century was a standing room session; (2) ... – Doctors of Chiropractic Leading the Way in Injury ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Canadian Healthy Vending , the largest healthy ... survey of its 200 operators from every region of ... appeal to Canadian consumer seeking refreshment at healthy vending ... five selling healthy snacks and top five selling healthy ... for consumers, employers, and families. Everyone wants to eat ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 The Department of ... Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied ... indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract and the first two ... “Development, Modernization and Enhancement (DME) for FARM VI” ... , Overarching contract objectives include:, , ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Under Section 946.300, Qualifications for the Certifying Physician, ... not…advertise in a cultivation center or a dispensing organization.” ... of Illinois has done is create a level of ... their care. The goal is to create a level ... typical prescription medications. Medical steering is a serious issue ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sterile Convenience Surgical Packs by Customed, Inc. Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:Sport and Spine Rehab’s CEO Presents at the Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention and Expo 2014 2Health News:Survey Results: What Products Do Canadians Want in Their Healthy Vending Machines? 2Health News:Survey Results: What Products Do Canadians Want in Their Healthy Vending Machines? 3Health News:Team VersaTech and CRGT Win HHS FDA Contract to Support Food Applications Regulatory Management (FARM) System Upgrade 2Health News:Team VersaTech and CRGT Win HHS FDA Contract to Support Food Applications Regulatory Management (FARM) System Upgrade 3Health News:Medical Marijuana Company Provides Solution for Illinois Marketing Regulations 2
... Lake Chamber host roundtable discussion as part of national ... Campaign for an American Solution, ... met with Utah small business owners at a,roundtable discussion on health ... part of the health insurance industry,s Campaign for,an American Solution, a ...
... Aug. 27 The National Labor,Relations Board issued ... from the Easton facility had filed a series ... threatening,retaliating against workers, and attempting to bribe workers ... real improvements. They,re,trying to buy us off by ...
... NEW YORK, Aug. 27 According to the Fluoride,Action ... parties to restore,scientific integrity to the Centers for Disease ... continued unscientific support for,water fluoridation., "The simplest and ... is,for both Democrats and Republicans to put a commitment ...
... 30, ... 2008, COPENHAGEN, August 27 ... June 30, 2008.,During this period, Genmab reported the following results:, Genmab,s revenues ... the same period of 2007, Genmab recognized revenues of DKK,280 million (USD 59 ...
... at Florida Hospital will be Model for Pediatric ... ... from,Florida Hospital today revealed new details about their visionary plans to,shape ... on children,s health throughout Central Florida and be a,model for pediatric ...
... treatment for diabetes , , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- ... into insulin-producing beta cells, a feat they call an "extreme ... treatment or even a cure for both type 1 and ... insulin production or uptake. , The process, reported online Aug. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Health Insurance Industry Listens to Health Care Concerns of Utah Small Business Owners 2Health News:Health Insurance Industry Listens to Health Care Concerns of Utah Small Business Owners 3Health News:Carlyle-ManorCare Facing New Federal Charges for Breaking the Law: Interrogating, Threatening, Retaliating Against Nursing Home Workers for Trying to Form a Union 2Health News:Both Parties Need Planks to Restore Scientific Integrity at the CDC 2Health News:Genmab Announces 2008 First Half Year Results 2Health News:Genmab Announces 2008 First Half Year Results 3Health News:Genmab Announces 2008 First Half Year Results 4Health News:Genmab Announces 2008 First Half Year Results 5Health News:Florida Hospital Unveils New Details, Name for 'Children's Hospital of the Future' 2Health News:Florida Hospital Unveils New Details, Name for 'Children's Hospital of the Future' 3Health News:Florida Hospital Unveils New Details, Name for 'Children's Hospital of the Future' 4Health News:Florida Hospital Unveils New Details, Name for 'Children's Hospital of the Future' 5Health News:Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells 2Health News:Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells 3
(Date:8/28/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that the Indian ... 2022 at a compound annual growth rate of ... by strong population growth and a growing middle ... The Indian government,s greater investment in health care ... upgrade diagnostic imaging equipment. Other key ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... N.J. , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... medical device space, is excited to announce they ... the VIEW Plating System and REDUCE Fracture Plating ... anatomic plates used to support multiple indications within ... packaged Lapidus, First Metatarsophalangeal (MTP), Calcaneal-Cuboid (CC), Talonavicular ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... SANTA MONICA, Calif. , Aug. 28, 2014  In ... a new infographic is being made available for the first ... San Diego offers a snapshot of ... medtech industry. Highlighting everything from the latest employment ... what has made San Diego such ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Indian Diagnostic Imaging System Market Will Grow at 6 Percent Annually Through 2022 2Indian Diagnostic Imaging System Market Will Grow at 6 Percent Annually Through 2022 3EDGE Orthopaedics Receives Second FDA Clearance 2New Infographic Published - Overview of Medtech & Life Sciences Industry in San Diego 2
... ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ("RPS" or the "Company"), ... to the bio-pharmaceutical industry, is pleased to announce its ... September 30, 2009. These statements include unaudited comparative ... ended September 30, 2008. , In addition, RPS announces ...
... 13 /PRNewswire/ Millar Instruments, Inc., developer and manufacturer ... systems, and Transonic Systems, Inc., global leader in ... devices, today announce a new distribution partnership. , ... in the field of physiological measurements, Transonic Systems ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 2ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 3ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 4ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 5ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 6ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 7ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 8ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 9ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 10ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Unaudited Quarterly Report for the Period Ended September 30, 2009 11Millar Instruments and Transonic Systems, Suppliers of Gold Standard Pressure and Flow Products, Enter Into Mutual Distribution Agreement 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: