Premise Snapshot: Africa and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has marched its way across the globe, with confirmed cases on every continent and in every country. There are over one million confirmed cases and 50,000 attributed deaths. To date, Africa has not been hit as hard as other continents though it has the potential to become the new epicenter of the

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Country Support Specialist Spotlight: Pewang Peters

Our global workforce plays a huge role in our ability to manage hundreds of networks and thousands of Contributors across the globe. In an effort to share more about what our global workforce (which includes our country support specialists (CSS’s) and country managers) does for Premise. This month in our spotlight series we are happy

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Wrapping-up the Premise PEPFAR DREAMS Project

Premise recently wrapped up its project with the PEPFAR ‘DREAMS Innovation Challenge’ which supported medication adherence monitoring for HIV- positive adolescent girls and young women (15-24 years) in rural Kenya. Among adolescents, girls and young women account for 74 percent of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa. The goal of the Innovation Challenge is to

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PEPFAR Dreams Innovation Update: Digitally Driving HIV Treatment Adherence

  Introduction: Premise recently travelled to Kenya as part of our PEPFAR “DREAMS Innovation Challenge” project which is supporting medical treatment adherence in HIV-positive, adolescent girls and young women. For the past six months, Premise has partnered with local Kenyan HIV clinics to collect real-time patient data covering treatment adherence, and availability and perceptions of

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Consistent Patient Signal for Improving HIV/AIDS Treatment Outcomes

This article was originally published on the ICTworks site. Medication adherence still a major issue in the world of free ARTs and services Over 50% of HIV-positive adolescents in Western Kenya fail to adhere to antiretroviral therapy (ART), despite the availability of free services and medications.[1] Non-adherence puts these patients at risk of life-threatening complications

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