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Fighting TB

Last year an estimated 8.6 million people developed tuberculosis (TB) globally and 1.3 million died from...

Africa

25 OCTOBER 2013

22 million saved, but more progress needed, says WHO

Treatment for tuberculosis (TB) has saved an estimated 22 million lives worldwide, according to The Global...

Leadership

24 OCTOBER 2013

Apopo rats help detect TB

A pioneering method to detect tuberculosis (TB) using trained rats hasbeen developed by Belgian non-governmental...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Health: TB prevention in South Africa

Despite considerable advances in the prevention and cure of infectious diseases, the World Health Organization...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013

Law: Against the odds

Silicosis is an incurable, progressive, condition that ranges in severity from mild to severe and which...

Africa

28 JUNE 2013