Stop TB Partnership

Turning the tide against TB: Treatment alone won’t work

The global TB rate has been falling by 1.5% per year – far slower than the 10% yearly declines needed to end TB within twenty years.


Undercover tuberculosis: How SA’s top killer slips in under the radar

Amy Green

Healthy lungs don’t mean you’re off the hook: tuberculosis can take root anywhere in the body.


SA sets high target for TB cures

Staff Reporter

South Africa's tuberculosis (TB) cure rate will reach 85% over the next five years, the Department of Health vowed on Thursday. Releasing the final version of its latest TB strategic plan, Director General of Health Thami Mseleku said the plan's goals were guided by international targets.