THE HAGUE: During the launch of a new book which tells the story about their tuberculosis (TB) journey, Janet, and her nine-year-old daughter Angelina, spoke to Health-e News from the Netherlands about the stigma they faced in a local pre-school.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is that fiery blend of political activism, commitment to mission, and professional competence that will help to bring an end to tuberculosis (TB), writes TB Proof’s Ingrid Schoeman ahead of World TB Day on Saturday.
Health care workers in South Africa are more likely to get TB than ordinary citizens. As we mark TB awareness month, dietitian INGRID OXLEY recounts how drug-resistant TB nearly cost her life.
When Gloria Shiba got sick, she refused to believe she could be at risk of tuberculosis (TB). Now, her mother says she believes Shiba’s decision to keep her illness hidden may have cost Shiba her life – it may also reflect a new kind of stigma.