2014

Phumeza Tisile, a former extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) patient, took the DR-TB Manifesto to the 67th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, in May 2014. https://www.msfaccess.org/TBmanifesto/

Thato Mosidi is a young South African doctor who was cured from occupational Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB). The long term (60 months) treatment success rate of XDR-TB in South Africa is 11% (Pietersen, 2014)

“My hopes were crushed… MSF became a great support for me… Peoples’ lives must come first, not the profit…Patents make medicines too expensive… Patients must have access to lifesaving drugs”.

Dalene von Delft talks about TB Proof and Unmask Stigma on Health24.