Home > Medical > Tuberculosis > Different political stances Different political stances All sections in Tuberculosis » About Tuberculosis » Different political stances » Drug Resistance » FAQs » Health Tips » HIV/Aids and TB » Living with TB » New Developments » TB News » Quarantine » Real-life Story » Symptoms » TB and other organs » TB in South Africa » Testing » Transmission » Treatment » Who is at risk? TB funds falling way short The international community is spending less than half of the money called for by a global plan to stop tuberculosis, according to a report released in Cape Town on Wednesday. TB: a major challenge for SA Medical experts say tough isolation measures are justified to contain a deadly, highly contagious and drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis brewing in South Africa. Human rights and TB HIV/Aids is a human rights issue, said former president Nelson Mandela. But why is tuberculosis, which is the leading cause of natural death in SA, not seen in the same light? Assess Your risk for COPD » Join HIV Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Assess Do you have asthma? » African health in focus World's Most Famous TB Patients Major new TB plan for SA The Department of Health has announced a major new plan to fight tuberculosis at an international conference in Cape Town. TB/HIV a national emergency The SA government must immediately declare TB and TB/HIV a national emergency and dramatically increase the intensity of its response, the World Health Organisation says. More for Aids, TB: budget statement The medium-term budget policy statement allocates more money to HIV/Aids grants as well as drug-resistant strains of TB. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people?