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  • No good deed left unpunished

    When rickshaw driver Vishram (40) selflessly went to help out with the 2015 floods in Chennai, India, he never expected to come to regret it. He worked in muddy water […]

  • Childhood TB: She’s a Winner!

    As a single mother of four, Blessing Ihunwo wasn’t too worried when her four year old daughter Winner fell while playing with her sister and developed a lump on her […]

  • Lean on me: Providing for your patient partner

    In the office of REACH, a Chennai-based TB organization, sit Vihaan and Anjali, a couple in their early forties who came to share their story. Vihaan is a rickshaw driver […]

  • Karthik and Babu: The Impact of Catastrophic Costs

    Life can be tough for the seven million citizens of Chennai, India. While the country is the world’s fourth fastest growing economy, many people have not yet benefitted from this […]

  • It’s all about Health: Public problems and Private Providers in Chennai

    Chennai is seen as ‘India’s health capital’, with medical tourists travelling from Africa, the Middle-East and across Asia to receive high quality medical attention in one of the many gleaming […]

  • The heart-wrenching personal story of Loyce

    Loyce Maturu from Zimbabwe visited the Netherlands on her way to Canada to address the Global Fund replenishment meeting in Montreal on 16 and 17 September 2016. Loyce, who is […]

  • Electronic surveillance in Vietnam

    Vietnam has developed an electronic surveillance system for recording and accessing information about TB patients and TB treatment results. The system, named Vietnam TB Information Management Electronic (VITIMES), was developed […]

  • Meet Herry Sutanto, 34 years old.

    Although his wife left him after he was diagnosed with drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), Herry does not give up and still continues his TB treatment. He keeps going because of the […]

  • TOSS TB campaign in Indonesia

    World TB Day in Indonesia: TOSS TB campaign KNCV and Challenge TB have created a public service announcement to raise public awareness on TB. The video clip, which features the […]

  • Kazakhstan – New public-private partnerships in TB control

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has had an active role in TB control in Kazakhstan for many years, through various projects funded by USAID and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS). […]