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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Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.