Overlap between the stages is intentional and representative of iteration that occurs during the development, qualification, evaluation and scale-up process.
Click on any the red bars to jump to best practices and resources for innovators at each stage in the innovator pathway.
TB Innovator Pathway Resources
Across the innovator pathway, multiple resources are available to guide best practice development of digital health technologies. Some of these may not be specific to TB or digital health, but they nevertheless provide relevant and valuable insight and guidance.
In addition to their web-based tools, USAID has published several innovation guides including IDEA TO IMPACT, READY, SET LAUNCH, AND PATHWAYS TO SCALE. To facilitate access by innovators to the information contained in those publications and this web site, we have organized our content consistent with the innovation phases used by CII in their publications.
The Stop TB Partnership publishes a Global Plan, which serves as a roadmap to accelerating impact on the TB epidemic and reaching the targets of the WHO End TB Strategy. They have also categorized country burden. And they collaborated on the TB Diagnostics Critical Pathway to serve as a resource for innovators in TB diagnostics.
Global Innovation Exchange is a global development technology platform for innovations, funding and insights. GIE's mission is to help scale the most promising global development innovations by utilizing its ever-growing database of information to serve as a reliable fundraising resource for social entrepreneurs in low-and-middle-income countries, as well as a source of credible innovation data for the international.
TBFAQs.org is designed to address key questions asked by TB diagnostics test developers.
IDEO shares their Human-Centered Design or HCD Toolkit and other web-based resources.
The Arcady Group has been involved in wide range of innovation, evaluations, and other initiatives regarding TB treatment adherence, patient-centered observation, and adherence and outcomes-enhancing differentiated care. To facilitate innovation of others, they published a collection of insights, resources, and toolkits.
Digital Health.London is helping health and care professionals turn the idea of digital innovation into tangible improvements in experience and outcomes for patients.
Other independent resources