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Media Articles

2020

OP-ED: Underpaid and Unprotected -The case for supporting Community Health Workers

Afraid to Die, Afraid to Go to the Clinic

From symbols of illness to signs of solidarity: The other disease masks could curb

The Truth about a TB diagnosis by Life Healthcare

A convenient untruth: The TB Proof healthcare worker by Spotlight

Inside Cape’s COVID-19 Crisis by Weekend Argus
 

Why we need an about-face on masks by Daily Maverick

COVID-19 Coronavirus and Tuberculosis: We need a damage control plan by Forbes

2019

Antimicrobial resistance threats in the United States 2019 report by Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Having won a four-year TB fight, Goodman joins war for better drugs by Times Select

Surviving the journey to hell and back by the Zululand Observer

Anyone can catch this drug-resistant bug. Surviving treatment is another story by The Mail and Guardian

Geld en graad g’n skans teen TB by Vrye Weekblad (Afrikaans)

TB bly steeds grootste moordenaar in SA by Volksblad (Afrikaans)

2018

Fighting TB requires political will by New York Times

Deaf or dead? The unbearable choice for some TB patients by Inter Press Service News Agency

Fighting the world’s deadliest infectious disease: how to tackle TB by The Guardian

How two doctors fought TB, plus what to do if you’re worried by You Magazine

Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor by The Conversation

Coma to 21-K by Runners' World

The hell of fighting drug-resistant TB causes some to abandon treatment by CBC

Toxic treatments: Choosing between deafness and death by CNN

The remarkable story of hope: how attitudes to drug-resistant TB changed by The Conversation

TB Proof online tool for infection prevention + control by GHD Online

TB is taking down health workers in SA at a three times higher rate by Cape Times

WATCH: A first in Africa for Groote Schuur Hospital by Cape Argus

WORLD TB DAY: Breakthrough returns to 100-year-old vaccine by Health-e news

Op-ed: Championing a TB free South Africa by Health-e news

She stood up to defeat TB by Citizen News Service

TB-lyers moet kies: doof of dood by Rapport (Afrikaans)

TB hoofoorsaak van SA sterftes by Volksblad (Afrikaans)

Gee TB-pasiënte ‘n regverdige kans by Beeld (Afrikaans)

Fight to control TB scourge is ongoing by the Helderberg

2017

Making it easier to treat TB by Life Magazine

I lost my hearing because of TB treatment by Health24

Health for all should be non-negotiable by Health-e news

Sloppy hospitals blamed as medical students contract TB by the Sowetan live

Regardless of the WHO snafu, tuberculosis should be a priority in the global AMR response by The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Time to see TB patients as true champions in the fight against the disease by The Conversation

Drug-resistant TB: The edge of death by Health-e news

The TB community can’t catch a break by Nature Research Microbiology Community

World TB Day 2017 - unite to end TB by GBC Health

People are surprised to learn I had TB by Huffpost

The fight against TB begins with protecting health care workers by Devpolicy Blog

Health commemorates World TB Day 2017 by the Western Cape Department of Health

The bracelet that catches a killer by BBC StoryWorks

TB is not a crime (#TBisnotacrime). TB and human rights communities working together to End TB by Stop TB Partnership

Where is civil society response to the TB crisis by The Guardian

Better TB treatment urgently needed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

TB-stigma moet hokgeslaan word by Suid-Kaap forum (Afrikaans)

Toets nou almal op plaas vir TB by Landbouweekblad (Afrikaans)

2016

Leave no one behind: Stop TB Partnership launches two new briefs on vulnerable groups by Stop TB Partnership

Over 600 cochlear implants celebrated at hospital by TygerBurger

TB meds offer hope by IOL

TB Science Meets Global Health Advocacy: Some Thoughts by Results Australia

Phumeza Tisile, DR-TB survivor presented at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

XDR-TB trial saves lives by The Daily Maverick

One in four people globally has latent TB by Health-e news

Dr Jenny Hughes: I am humbled by my patients by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Malaysian MDR-TB survivor thanks Bangladesh for treatment breakthrough by Bdnews24

TB drugs: When it’s the red tape that’s deadline by the Daily Maverick

47th Union World Conference on Lung Health: Final data backs early findings, WHO recommendations, showing shorter MDR TB treatment course working better by Global ID News

Is TB care really free by Global ID News

CDC and Other USG Agencies Release Six-Month Progress Report on the National Plan to Combat Multidrug-Resistant TB by Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention

Doctor becomes patient after contracting multidrug-resistant TB at a hospital by The Innovative Pharmaceutical association South Africa (IPASA)

Patient thanks her lucky stars for medical innovation by the Sowetan Live

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