Healthcare providers who contracted TB on the job. A microbiologist researching new treatments. An activist ensuring attention is paid to one of the world’s greatest health threats. These young leaders share one goal: to help end TB.
Despite being preventable and curable, tuberculosis is one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases—and COVID-19 is making it even harder to diagnose and treat it. Enter these healthcare visionaries, who've made it their mission to move the world closer to the goal of ending tuberculosis.
In just two years, a unique collaboration has had an unprecedented impact in the fight against the national epidemic. In honor of World TB Day on March 24, we traveled to one of its most affected provinces to report on the project’s remarkable results.