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How HIV experts may be able to help crack the code and find SA's missing TB patients.
Pren Naidoo is the research lead at the Desmond Tutu TB Centre at the University of Stellenbosch. She is also a programme officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Mmapaseka Steve Letsike is the deputy chairperson of the South African National Aids Council. She is also the director of Access Chapter 2.
They were speaking at Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian and the national health department’s critical thinking forum on TB in March 2017.
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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.