One out of every 10 TB patients will never receive their diagnosis because, for instance, test results don't make it back to the clinic — or patients never return to collect them.

Finding South Africa's missing TB patients

Bhekisisa team
Every year, almost 500 000 people in South Africa develop TB and only half will ever be cured - see why.

For many tuberculosis (TB) patients, the road to a cure begins with a simple test.

Today, South Africa is rolling out the world's best technology to pave the way towards a cure for hundreds of thousands of people with TB each year but the road to a cure is still fraught with challenges. 

Take a look at the path to better health for patients battling the disease. 

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Tuberculosis (TB)