tuberculosis

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?


Scientists have tools to fight HIV, but we need more

South Africa needs to increase its investment in science — if not, the country can’t beat HIV


Will the latest TB drug reach South Africa in time?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

Activists fear regulatory delays will come too late for many people who need delamanid and will also stall its release in neighbouring countries.


Finally, TB pills for children

Cyrus Kinyungu

Tastier kid-friendly tablets will help take the guess work out of treating Kenya's tiniest TB patients.


[From our archives] Zamani - the hero of Hlabisa

Ina Skosana

From taxi driver to TB-care champion, Zamani Dlamini brings hope to the sick in rural KwaZulu-Natal.