Optimizing the Use of e-TB Manager for TB Case Management in Resource-Constrained Areas in Nigeria

Mobile applications play an important role in field data collection in developing countries. However, poor infrastructure remains a challenge to fully utilizing mobile services. e-TB Manager, an electronic tuberculosis (TB) management system, is a web-based tool used to manage all TB-related data and information needed by national TB control programs. A notable feature is case monitoring, which enables providers to manage susceptible TB, drug-resistant TB, TB-HIV, and pediatric TB cases from diagnosis to treatment outcome in line with WHO guidelines. This technical brief documents the implementation of e-TB Manager offline mode mobile application to manage data entry in areas where there is no network.