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A Short Code That Saves Lives

The New England Journal of Medicine has published the results from a rigorous randomized controlled trial in Kenya. Keheala, a digital health startup, helped reduce the unsuccessful treatment outcomes for tuberculosis (TB) patients by two-thirds.

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USAID Announces Keheala Amongst Recipients of Development Innovation Ventures Grant

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Global Development Lab's Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program announced Keheala as one of 18 recent grantees. While the majority of grantees are new to USAID, this is the second award Keheala has received from the development agency to improve tuberculosis treatment success rates in Kenya.

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NPR: 'Smart' Pill Bottles Aren't Always Enough To Help The Medicine Go Down

"Let's recap here: We've looked at two large studies of pill bottle reminder systems. One was pretty basic and the other, higher-tech. Neither one seemed to help patients stay on top of their medication."

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