The first time I returned to Bangui, I felt poorly throughout the trip along the road, but after a certain amount of time, the discomfort went away. At this time, my stock of medications to treat my tuberculosis is exhausted, I don’t have medication. I am still waiting patiently for the medicine; the doctors promised [...]
I can only get my treatment from MSF. The government hospital, they give treatment for ordinary TB, not for TB like mine. No drugs for MDR TB. I don’t know the plans of the government, but so many people now are suffering from this disease.
I also have a message for the people with TB. So, they should take the drug according to the direction they have been given. I am talking about what made me develop this MDR TB, it was a wrong drug given by the doctor. Otherwise I would not have developed it. So they should take [...]
My name is Phumeza , I am 20 years old from Khayelitsha outside Cape Town, South Africa. I was diagnosed with TB in 2010 sometime in May. The ordinary TB drugs did not work so then I had to start with the multi-drug resistant [MDR] TB drugs at MSF’s Lizo Nobanda clinic in June/July 2010 [...]