The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) congratulates South African health minister Aaron Motsoaledi on the significant strides made to increase the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant (DR-TB), but demand bold moves to expand access to treatment in communities, ensure access to better drugs to save lives and prevent the spread of TB infection in prisons... On World TB day, 24 March, TAC and MSF will again picket at Pollsmoor prison to demand urgent TB infection control measures in prisons to reduce the current 90% transmission rate of TB.

 

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