Patient-centered mobile tuberculosis treatment support tools (TB-TSTs) to improve treatment adherence: A pilot randomized controlled trial exploring feasibility, acceptability and refinement needs

Introduction

Tuberculosis (TB) remains an urgent global health threat and a leading cause of death worldwide despite it being a treatable and preventable disease. Globally, over 10 million people have active disease and approximately 1·5 million die from TB each year.

World Health Organization
Global Tuberculosis Report 2020.