TB activist to hear again

Phumeza Tisile, 23 years, at her home in Khayelitsha, South Africa on August 16, 2013, the day she celebrated her cure from XDR-TB. Photo by Sydelle Willow Smith. Caption and photo from MSF website.

Tisile was cured of drug resistant TB in August 2013. Since then 24-year-old from Khayelitsha has campaigned alongside doctors from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) for better and less harmful drugs to be developed for the treatment of drug resistant TB.