Five Deadly Barriers to Effective TB Care. Barrier: Toxic Treatment

Author:
MSF
Publisher:
MSF
Publication Date:
29 March 2018
Tags:
Africa, Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the leading cause of death in South Africa, and yet it is curable. Why have we not overcome this fatal disease? Numerous challenges exist at every level of TB diagnosis and care-not only in South Africa, but around the world, where one person dies every 18 seconds from TB. Here we list five key strategies where governments and donors should focus their finances and efforts in order to #StepUpForTB and end the deadly TB epidemic.

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