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‘You can’t fight TB if you don’t show up’

September 26, 2018

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa account for half of the world’s tuberculosis cases, but only South Africa’s president will attend today’s (September 26th) first United Nations high-level meeting on TB.

VIDEO: Teens battle drug-resistant TB

March 29, 2017

Around 32,000 children are infected with MDR-TB (multi-drug resistant tuberculosis) every year.

MSF offers access to new TB drug in SA

October 27, 2016

After feeling ill for months, 16-year-old Sinethemba Kuse received the news that she had multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) from her local clinic in Khayelitsha outside of Cape Town in December last year.

Guide: An Activist’s Guide to Regulatory Issues

January 4, 2016
Reports   Tuberculosis (TB)  

The 10-page guide provides an introduction to the role medical regulatory authorities play in access to tuberculosis (TB) medicines.

Government to introduce new drug-resistant TB drugs

June 12, 2014
News   Tuberculosis (TB)  

Government’s small-scale introduction of the first new TB drug in four decades is saving lines and paving the way for more, better and cheaper drugs to treat drug-resistant TB. Many wonder if they will come fast enough for those who need them.

Report: An Activist’s Guide to Tuberculosis Drugs

June 5, 2014
Reports   Tuberculosis (TB)  

Developed by the independent AIDS research and policy US-based think tank, the Treatment Action Group (TAG), the 32-page guide outlines tuberculosis (TB) drugs currently in use around the world.