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Technology for TB: Mobile phone based directly observed treatment for supporting adherence to antitubercular treatment in South India
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Scientific Title for the Clinical Trial: A randomized controlled trial of video based directly observed treatment (vDOT) via mobile phones and conventional DOT for tuberculosis in South India

Public Title: Video based direct observed treatment via mobile phones for tuberculosis in India

Acronym: (vDOTIND)

Primary Objective: To assess the effectiveness of video based directly observed treatment of a mobile phone adherence support intervention for Anti-tubercular treatment (ATT) against conventional DOT on treatment success in newly diagnosed patients with tuberculosis in South India in a randomized control trial (RCT).

Secondary Objective: To compare the proportions adherent to treatment between the two arms in the vDOTIND trial.

Participant Information Sheet and Consent vDOT