South Africa has the fourth-highest burden of TB (tuberculosis) in the world and also has the largest number of drug-resistant TB cases reported worldwide. Another big problem in South Africa is the high prevalence rate of TB and HIV co-infection. HIV seriously affects the immune system which escalates the risk of contracting TB.
The month of March is ‘TB Awareness Month’ - Read further and get more information on what you need to know about Tuberculosis
We would like to introduce you to Steve Letsike who has taken the role of Training Manager for Health4Men.
Plans are under way to commence training of healthcare workers in various provinces - Mpumalanga, Soweto and Bellville and Paarl in the Western Cape - to mention but a few.