Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

As one of the biggest health companies in Japan, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd contributes to people's health worldwide by focusing on creating breakthrough treatments for disease, and providing innovative products to help everyone maintain or improve their health.

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Consulting Partner

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Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) are working in partnership with the consulting arm of Kopernik - Last Mile Consulting - by localizing a mobile technology to support tuberculosis (TB) patients and to encourage patients to comply with the medication. This 24-month project was launched at the end of 2015 with the aim to create a high-impact, cost-effective intervention that increases patient adherence to TB treatment by empowering patients through a mobile phone application. Throughout the project implementation, Kopernik has provided assistance in desk research, rapid assessments and application testing, while working closely with key stakeholders, TB patients, family members, and healthcare providers.