Tuberculosis (TB)

 
SA continuing to negotiate affordable access to TB drug
SA continuing to negotiate affordable access to TB drug
South Africa will begin providing a new drug worth hundreds of thousands of rand to patients with drug-resistant TB. The drug will be provided free...
SA may hold key to curing world's rising drug-resistant TB epidemic
SA may hold key to curing world's rising drug-resistant TB epidemic
Tuberculosis (TB) remains the top killer of South Africans, figures from Statistics South Africa show.
Finding South Africa's missing TB patients
Finding South Africa's missing TB patients
For many tuberculosis (TB) patients, the road to a cure begins with a simple test.
The future of take-away? I'll take a large pizza - and an HIV test - for delivery
The future of take-away? I'll take a large pizza - and an HIV test - for delivery
Each year, health researchers converge for a marathon of science. The  Conference on...
Two drugs could be the key to quicker TB cures
Two drugs could be the key to quicker TB cures
The fate of millions of people may lie in just two little pills. New tuberculosis (TB) drugs pioneered in South Africa may be the key to shaving...
[Slideshow]TB pills that work for children
[Slideshow]TB pills that work for children
Kenya has become the first country in the world to introduce TB treatment tailor made for children.
The next step in the class action silicosis case and sick miners
The next step in the class action silicosis case and sick miners
Lawyers acting for the mineworkers who filed the biggest class action in South Africa’s history, resumed their negotiations with the 32 gold...
[Video]Pollsmoor Remand: "They treated us like animals"
[Video]Pollsmoor Remand: "They treated us like animals"
Former detainees tell of being denied chronic medication and contracting diseases like TB while incarcerated in the overcrowded Cape Town facility.
[From our archives] Diabetics at risk of TB (and vice versa)
[From our archives] Diabetics at risk of TB (and vice versa)
Research shows that people with diabetes are up to three times more likely to develop tuberculosis (TB) than those without the illness. 

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