extensively drug-resistant TB

SA scores new medicine worth millions – for free

Joan van Dyk

A deal brokered with the health department guarantees free access but for how long?


TB diagnosis should start at home

Lesley Odendal

An active approach to identifying TB at the community level is needed in a country with one of the highest rates of the disease in the world.


Turning the tide on TB

Vuvu Vena

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi commemorated World TB Day by unveiling the only GeneXpert system in Africa on Thursday.


TB: Staying the course

Vuvu Vena

Sibongile has been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) three times; this year she found out she has multidrug-resistant TB.


Ramping up the battle against TB

Vuvu Vena, Sapa-AFP

The battlefield in the fight against TB has been mapped out in the province with the highest prevalence of the disease -- KwaZulu-Natal.