tuberculosis

 
Angelina Jolie takes on her biggest role — as a TB-sniffing rat
Angelina Jolie takes on her biggest role — as a TB-sniffing rat
Oblivious to the cameras and probing eyes, Angelina Jolie sniffs hard, her nostrils flaring. She is in heroine mode. Moving swiftly in the glass...
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...
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...
[From our archives] Zamani - the hero of Hlabisa
[From our archives] Zamani - the hero of Hlabisa
'What bothered me the most was when a sick person got into the taxi and you saw how the people around them would discriminate against them. They...

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