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TB Proof at Namibian Occupational Health Congress
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TB Proof at Namibian Occupational Health Congress

TB Proof was invited to provide a member as guest speaker at the Namibia Medical Society (NMS) Occupational Health Congress, held at the University of Namibia’s medical school campus in October 2017. In attendance were members of the NMS, health workers and students. Dr Chanèl Rossouw, a medical doctor who was treated for occupational tuberculosis...

25 October, 201725 October, 2017by
Unmask Stigma
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Unmask Stigma

This initiative aims to address TB stigma through education, sharing of personal stories and social mobilization. Annually on World TB Day, participants post a picture of themselves on social media wearing a mask to show solidarity with patients. The intention is to effect a change in society’s perception of vulnerable groups affected by TB.

Patient thanks her lucky stars for medical innovation
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Patient thanks her lucky stars for medical innovation

“I would be deaf if it wasn’t for the continuous research and development of innovative medications,” says Dalene von Delft. Being a medical doctor herself, Von Delft was in the right place at the right time, knowing the inner workings of medical treatment, but not all are so lucky. The flip side is that doctors...

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