TB in South Africa

Learn more about TB in South Africa including some of the root causes of why TB cases are so prevalent and what you can do to help mitigate risk.

South Africa to introduce new TB treatment

As drug-resistant TB rates continue to climb in South Africa, the government may be just months away from rolling out the latest drug to join the world's TB arsenal.

SA hospitals are running out of TB drugs

South Africa is running out of an essential medicine for treating very sick patients with tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant bacterial infections. Many hospitals are already out of stock.

The cold, hard fight against TB in SA

One of the worst features of TB is that it hits the poor especially hard. The government, SANTA and Living Hope, a multi-disciplined healthcare NGO in Cape Town, are doing their utmost to combat the disease.

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