Tuberculosis (TB)

Nelson Mandela’s words about SA’s twin epidemics as true today as in 2004

José Luis Castro

SA has a chance to lead the world in realising Madiba’s dream this September as the United Nations convenes its first high level meeting on TB.


These hospitals have become a home away from home in the Maasai's fight against TB

Christabel Ligami, Adri Kotze

When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.


Data-driven TB: Using the numbers to find SA's missing patients

How community health workers and data can help South Africa get more TB patients on treatment.


Prudence Mabele: The death of an activist, the reckoning of a movement?

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

​The loss of one of SA’s most longstanding HIV activists comes when politics and dwindling resources are pitting stalwarts against each other.


What can TB learn from HIV?

How HIV experts may be able to help crack the code and find SA's missing TB patients.