#WorldTBDay: ‘I never thought that a person like me at such a young age could be diagnosed with TB’

#WorldTBDay: ‘I never thought that a person like me at such a young age could be diagnosed with TB’

Childhood and adolescent tuberculosis (TB) is common and often more difficult to diagnose and treat. Health-e News spoke to two TB survivors who had the disease while they were just 14 and 18 and about the special challenges having TB as a teen.

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‘I don’t like the life am leading now’ – a mental health and drug awareness campaign highlights the struggles of a Free State town

‘I don’t like the life am leading now’ – a mental health and drug awareness campaign highlights the struggles of a Free State town

The Free State Department of Health held a campaign in Warden to highlight mental health issues and the challenges of substance abuse. Community members attending the event shared their struggles.

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A new strawberry-flavoured HIV treatment for children could improve adherence

A new strawberry-flavoured HIV treatment for children could improve adherence

A new paediatric antiretroviral uses a fixed-dose treatment and child-friendly flavours to help parents administering HIV treatment to their children.

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