Tuberculosis (TB)

You might have TB and not know it

TB treatment is available for free in South Africa. But 20% of people are never diagnosed and spread the disease unknowingly.


SA continuing to negotiate affordable access to TB drug

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

A new pilot programme launched Friday will allow at least 200 people to access the latest treatment worth hundreds of thousands of rand.


SA may hold key to curing world's rising drug-resistant TB epidemic

Dr Francesca Conradie

New drug combinations tested in the country may be a lifeline to those with TB most unlikely to survive it.


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.


We can achieve a TB-free South Africa, but it’s time to pick up the pace

Yogan Pillay (author)

Today, SA is seeing fewer new TB cases and deaths than ever before.