Content tagged with "extremely-drug-resistant-tuberculosis"
February 2, 2017
Johanna Lönn is a nurse on her first assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
For seven months she'll be managing a tuberculosis department at the hospital in a refugee camp in Bentiu, South Sudan.
The hospital is the only health centre in the camp.
December 19, 2016
"Everything was just fine until last year. In the beginning I was just getting tired easily. I didn't suspect it was TB again..."
December 6, 2016
Ulyosh works at an art gallery in Nukus, Uzbekistan. As a tuberculosis (TB) patient ambassador, she blogs about staying thankful for what you have, even through hard times. This piece also features hand-drawn illustrations by Ulyosh, depicting her personal experiences.
December 5, 2016
Abatgul is a journalist and a tuberculosis (TB) patient advocate. On her blog, she's sharing entries from the diary that she kept during her treatment for drug resistant TB. Here, she writes about taking the medication, which can cause severe side-effects that range from nausea to deafness and psychosis.
October 28, 2016
Ulyosh is Scientific Secretary for an art gallery in Nukus, Uzbekistan. As Patient Ambassador for TB, she blogs about her journey with TB treatment,...
October 28, 2016
I currently work as Scientific Secretary for the Nukus Museum of Art, in Uzbekistan.
I studied Art in Tashkent, and it continues to be one of my biggest passions - I keep up drawing when I can, and you can see some of my work featured in my blog posts.
From time to time I write articles, and have made several appearances on broadcast television.
As Patient Ambassador for TB in Uzbekistan, I want to raise awareness of tuberculosis and its treatments.
May 9, 2016
6 May 2016: Finally my big day! I am feeling so excited, beyond words. The rain and the cold weather today could not in any way ruin my happiness...
December 9, 2015
Some days are just tough. Or maybe I should say, some weeks. I’ve been having one of those. Just a crappy week. Recently, a few of my patients have...
September 25, 2015
I remember that moment, standing in the bookshop a few days after I had accepted my post, wondering what I had in store for me. But this place really grows on you.
February 17, 2015
Remember I wrote about how getting my hearing back through cochlear implant surgery would change my life ? Well to do this I had to raise some money...