This kills more than 700 of us each day. Now, the UN wants to do something about it.

Yogan Pillay

In a historic first, the UN just held a high-level meeting on TB. There was one on lifestyle diseases too. But did these sittings achieve anything?

Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online

Potential claimants and their dependents are encouraged to also contact the call centre

Silicosis: Too late for some as gold mines pay up

Lucas Ledwaba

Impoverished families will have some relief after a class action against 29 mining firms succeeds