Activist statement to the 4th SA TB Conference
Call for TB and DR-TB in SA to be declared a Public Health Emergency in South Africa
Dear TB Conference 2014 Delegates
We know that TB is a preventable and treatable bacteria that can be beaten. We know that TB control has been prioritised in the National Strategic Plan for HIV, STIs and TB 2012-2016, which aims to cut incidence and mortality by half.
Yet in South Africa:
- TB mortality is the leading cause of death in adults and children. Latest figures show...