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RT @MSF_southafrica: RT @FixPatentLaw: Former XDR-TB patient @Ptisile is telling her story & reminding us why we are here. #FixPatentLaw

Drug Resistant TB Treatment Out Of Reach For Most

Cape Town – Phumeza Tisile (23) was this month completely cured of one of the most drug resistant forms of tuberculosis, known as Extensively …

RT @FixPatentLaw: Phumeza Tisile a former drug-resistant TB patient, handed over the submission to a DTI rep #FixPatentLaw

RT @ClareStorry: Phumeza, former XDR-TB patient, ready to talk at @MSF_access press conference @unionconference @MSF_southafrica

'You can fight if you have support'

08 Nov 2013 07:53<p>Two young women are proving to the world that the most deadly strain of TB can be beaten.<p>Two years ago Phumeza Tisile's doctor told …

RT @MeaghanDerynck: The inspirational Phumeza Tisile speaking to her experience with XDR-TB & why shorter, effective #drugs are crucial

Cape Town XDR-TB patient leads international campaign

In August, 23-year-old Phumeza Tisile beat the odds and became one of only a few hundred South African who beat extensively drug-resistant …

Throw back.. The panel #lunghealth #Paris

THE LONG AND PAINFUL MOMENTS | Doctors without borders

My name is Phumeza , I am 20 years old from Khayelitsha outside Cape Town, South Africa. I was diagnosed with TB in 2010 sometime in May. The …



RT @kateribet: Former XDR-TB patient @Ptisile at today's march to Parliament demanding cabinet & MPs push for finalising IP bill

Q&A with XDR-TB survivor Phumeza Tisile

Phumeza Tisile touring Paris while at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health the last week of October.<p>Phumeza Tisile was diagnosed with …


RT @MSF_access: This week, @Ptisile from S. Africa will represent thousands of people with TB at #WHA67. Stay tuned for updates


‘We demand action’: Death toll from drug-resistant tuberculosis must be slashed within a year

<b>On the eve of the World Health Assembly adopting an ambitious 20-year global plan to address tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant TB (DR-TB),</b> …


RT @MSF_southafrica: SA activist & former XDR-TB patient @ptisile at the World Health Assembly; just about to discuss #TB #WHA67


<b>World Health Assembly 67 – Agenda item 12.1, Global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention, care and control after 2015. Intervention by</b> …


RT @MSF_access: A big moment:@Ptisile hands 55K #TBmanifesto signatures to @M_Raviglione Director, @WHO Global TB Programme #WHA67

RT @joanna_keenan: .@Ptisile speaks to delegates at @MSF_access side event on #TB


By signing this petition, I support DR-TB patients and medical care providers in demanding the urgent changes outlined in their DR-TB Manifesto:<p>We, …


Taking the DR-TB Manifesto to the 67th World Health Assembly

Last week, 23-year-old South African Phumeza Tisile, who survived one of the worst forms of drug-resistant TB, traveled from Khayelitsha, near Cape …

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RT @LauraBianki: @Ptisile hands 55K #TBmanifesto signatures to Director, WHO Global TB Programme #WHA67