Food for thought.
The cost of DR-TB drugs are so high that most of the people affected by DR-TB do not have access to life saving medications. For the “lucky” ones that do have access, the treatment is long and painful. It can take up to 2 years, 14,6000 pills, and 8 months worth of daily injections to cure DR-TB. Many people living with DR-TB drop out of treatment plans because it severely hampers daily functioning and ability to maintain a normal lifestyle.
We need better treatment now! Learn more about the manifesto.
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Never take your rights, or your education, for granted. Happy International Women’s Day.