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‘Short’ drug-resistant TB regimen could cut treatment time by more than half

14 March 2019, 5:42 AM

A new drug cocktail reduces the length of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis from nearly two years to nine to 11 months with a similar effectiveness, according to a large clinical trial whose results were published in a US journal Wednesday.

It is still a leading cause of death in South Africa.

SA doctors have difficulty treating TB

14 August 2018, 8:00 AM

Head of the MDR/XDR TB unit at Klerksdorp/Tshepong hospital complex in North West says doctors in the country still have difficulty treating Tuberculosis.

New Safety in Health Simulation Centre opened in Cape Town

26 March 2018, 7:43 PM

A new Safety in Health Simulation Centre has been opened at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

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