extensively drug resistant TB

 
SA scores new medicine worth millions – for free
SA scores new medicine worth millions – for free
Drugmaker Otsuka Pharmaceutical won’t charge South Africa for using its new tuberculosis (TB) drug in a pilot programme, but South Africa’s...
TB diagnosis should start at home
TB diagnosis should start at home
In South Africa the detection of tuberculosis (TB) has mostly been limited to passive case-finding, which is when individuals with symptoms are...
Turning the tide on TB
Turning the tide on TB
Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi commemorated World TB Day by unveiling the only GeneXpert system in Africa in Durban's Prince Mshiyeni Memorial...
TB: Staying the course
TB: Staying the course
Sibongile has been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) three times; this year she found out she has multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB).
Ramping up the battle against TB
Ramping up the battle against TB
The battlefield in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) has been mapped out in the province with the highest prevalence of the disease -- KwaZulu-Natal....
Drug-resistant TB to affect two-million by 2015
Drug-resistant TB to affect two-million by 2015
By 2015 more than two-million people will contract a form of tuberculosis (TB) resistant to standard drugs and the fight against it must be stepped...
SA to diagnose XDR-TB 'within seven days'
SA to diagnose XDR-TB 'within seven days'
Diagnosing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) will be reduced from several weeks -- and in some cases several months -- to about a...
Health dept launches programme for TB defaulters
Health dept launches programme for TB defaulters
A programme to trace people who default on their tuberculosis (TB) treatment was officially launched in the Northern Cape on Friday by Health...

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