Patients wait outside a health clinic in Tehkhand Slum, Delhi, India.
Operation Asha works to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) in India. They aim to improve patients’ adherence to long and difficult drug treatment programs by introducing eDOTs, a low-cost biometric system that requires only a basic laptop and mobile phone. Internet access is not required and the system has been designed to be easily used by people with little education. DOTs refers to Directly Observed Therapy.