Drug-resistant TB

MAIL & GUARDIAN:TB - A dire struggle to keep up on path of increased resistance

"Less than half of those treated for resistant strains of TB survive... It's just not good enough," writes Dr Jennifer Hughes, a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) TB doctor based in Khayelitsha... In the article, Dr. Hughes talks about her experience of treating TB in Khayelitsha, the pilot project on TB treatment kick-started by MSF in Khayelitsha over two years ago as well as the difficulties associated with treating drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB).

Read article HERE.