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Home TB Treatment Is Helping Patients in Swazilandi
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November 23, 2012 7:58 PM
With the world's highest HIV rate, the kingdom of Swaziland also battles drug-resistant tuberculosis -- the main cause of death among patients with HIV/AIDS. Those who have TB often live in remote homesteads in the Swazi mountains and getting to a clinic is a challenge. As Emily Iob reports for VOA from Nhlangano, a new home injection program holds out new hope for tackling TB.

Home TB Treatment Is Helping Patients in Swaziland

Published November 23, 2012

With the world's highest HIV rate, the kingdom of Swaziland also battles drug-resistant tuberculosis -- the main cause of death among patients with HIV/AIDS. Those who have TB often live in remote homesteads in the Swazi mountains and getting to a clinic is a challenge. As Emily Iob reports for VOA from Nhlangano, a new home injection program holds out new hope for tackling TB.


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