Tuberculosis (TB)

 
[Video]Data-driven TB: Using the numbers to find SA's missing patients
[Video]Data-driven TB: Using the numbers to find SA's missing patients
How community health workers and data can help South Africa get more TB patients on treatment.
Prudence Mabele: The death of an activist, the reckoning of a movement?
Prudence Mabele: The death of an activist, the reckoning of a movement?
In the moments after Prudence Mabele died, HIV activist Phindi Mkhabela looked around the waiting room of a Johannesburg hospital and saw the faces of those who had...
[Video]What can TB learn from HIV?
[Video]What can TB learn from HIV?
How HIV experts may be able to help crack the code and find SA's missing TB patients.
[Video]You might have TB and not know it
[Video]You might have TB and not know it
TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.
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...
[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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