TB is the second leading cause of death from a single infection agent. Approximately 9 million people contracted TB in 2013, killing 1.5 million people. IHS has programs in 7 of the 10 highest burden countries in the world. We have collaborated with governments, non-profits and universities to assess, develop and implement mobile applications, EMRs and SMS systems to fight against TB.
Our technology has made significant improvements to active case finding strategies, connecting healthcare providers to patients, improve patient compliance and scale programs to approach large patients volumes spread across geographies IHS has helped identify over 27,000 TB patients and 4000 Drug Resistant TB patients in over 15 countries.