tuberculosis

 
Will the latest TB drug reach South Africa in time?
Will the latest TB drug reach South Africa in time?
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned that registration delays could hamstring the South African government’s efforts to introduce the new...
Finally, TB pills for children
Finally, TB pills for children
At the sight of the pills, Ivy Wanjiku flings her arms around her mother’s neck, her small body trembling.
Could South Africa's next HIV plan call for the decriminalisation of drug use?
Could South Africa's next HIV plan call for the decriminalisation of drug use?
The country’s next national plan to tackle the twin epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis may aim to slash new HIV infections and TB deaths by about...
Pharma funding for TB research four times less than government funding
Pharma funding for TB research four times less than government funding
Responsible for up to 1.5 million deaths a year, tuberculosis (TB) remains the world's leading cause of death alongside HIV. Yet private sector...
Bikers go full throttle to speed up TB cure in Zimbabwe
Bikers go full throttle to speed up TB cure in Zimbabwe
Mazvita Chitsa stared down in fear at her two-year-old girl's emaciated body. Chipo lay on a rug on the cement floor of hut, coughing and sweating...
The South Africans who unmasked TB stigma
The South Africans who unmasked TB stigma
Tuberculosis (TB) activists inspired many media professionals, including journalists at the ...
#Unmask TB stigma with a selfie
#Unmask TB stigma with a selfie
Five years ago, on Christmas Eve, I was diagnosed with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. I had to spend the festive season in isolation, away from...
[Podcast]Can drug-resistant TB get cured?
[Podcast]Can drug-resistant TB get cured?
Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
Quick urine TB test a life-saver, but only in certain cases
Quick urine TB test a life-saver, but only in certain cases
A cost-effective, quick urine test for tuberculosis (TB) could save lives, but it isn't a silver bullet.

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