Posts Tagged ‘tuberculosis’

South Africa: Edendale Hospital, Durban

South Africa: Edendale Hospital, Durban

Many experts say the HIV infection rate in Kwazulu Natal is as high as 50%. Edendale Hospital sees some of the sickest patients in the region, including those fighting both HIV and TB.


Lesotho: Battling MDR-TB

Lesotho: Battling MDR-TB

Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis represents half of the twin epidemics ravaging Southern Africa. Paired with HIV, the combination poses formidable odds for patients and healthcare providers alike.


Lesotho: One baby at a time, part 2

Lesotho: One baby at a time, part 2

After being carried through the mountains of Lesotho on her grandmother’s back, Kazabelo received emergency medical treatment that saved her life. Doctors then addressed circumstances threatening the little girl’s future.


Lesotho: One baby at a time, part I

Lesotho: One baby at a time, part I

A critically ill toddler arrives at a mountain clinic in Lesotho where doctors race to save the child’s life.


Haiti: Mother to Child

Haiti: Mother to Child

Slowing the spread of HIV by preventing mother to child transmission a key focus for Partners In Health, Haiti.


Haiti: Problem with my house

Haiti: Problem with my house

A glimpse into the home of a woman living in Haiti’s Central Plateau.