The EFF that comes out of the elective conference will most likely no longer have a place for Godrich Gardee and Dali Mpofu, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The majority of South Africans use minibus taxis, and TB is one of the major diseases afflicting the country’s population.
The approval by the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg for a landmark R5bn settlement with ill gold miners has been broadly welcomed by the affected parties.
Activists want multinational pharmaceutical company to lower over-inflated price of groundbreaking TB drug.
Tuberculosis drug, 3HP, will improve the adherence of patients because it is taken for a shorter period, with one dose a week. It also has fewer side effects than the current treatment.
When Jade October from Kuils River, Cape Town, met her biological dad again after 18 years, she didn’t realise her life would change drastically.
Everyone, from civilians to congress, and everyone else in between, need to step up and start working together to eradicate one of the world’s deadliest diseases — TB.
Opposing TB drug bedaquiline's latest patent application could mean patients no longer have to choose 'deaf or dead'.
HIV-positive pregnant women with TB are encouraged to adhere to treatment because the disease can be successfully treated in pregnancy.
A new combination of four drugs aims to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB in six months instead of 24.
Cure rates for XDR-TB (extensively drug-resistant TB) patients taking the new drug bedaquiline are as high as 80%.
The world is one step closer to ending the deadliest form of the deadliest infectious disease known to man – extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.
The six companies will payout R5bn in claims and miners will receive between R70 000 and R500 000, depending on which of four categories they fall into.
We’ve only ever heard of the dark side of iron deficiency and the severe health problems it can cause if left untreated. But could this condition have any positive effects?
Researchers are working hard to make progress in the fight against tuberculosis. Let's take a look a look at the latest research and developments.
Even though tuberculosis patients may be getting the latest drugs, they are still struggling with the stigma attached – from family, friends, and even health workers.
Even though major strides are being made in research around TB, millions are still being infected by one of the world's leading killers.
A tuberculosis patient from KwaZulu Natal was told that her file showed she had completed her treatment, which meant that for two months she stopped taking her medication.
Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has been honoured with two Kochon prizes in The Hague, Netherlands, after he was recognised for his role and political leadership in the fight against TB globally.
THE fight against HIV/Aids will never be won as long as the issue of TB is ignored.
President Ramaphosa's attendance at a global tuberculosis meeting in September would show that TB is being taken seriously.
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