benefits of MDR-TB control efforts
- Estimated percentage of TB patients also HIV-positive in 2008: 80%
- Percentage of new TB patients with MDR-TB: 0.9%
- Percentage of TB patients cured: 73%
To the ends of the earth
She left her village in the mountains gaunt and weak, taking tiny steps along a thin ribbon of a path, the community’s only link to the outside world. Matsepe Lenkoe’s five children tearfully said their goodbyes – goodbyes, they feared, for good.