Six-year-old boy has undergone a long and arduous treatment for tuberculosis. During his final appointment, he learns that he no longer has the disease and can be discharged. Papua New Guinea, June 2019.

Papua New Guinea

Tuberculosis (TB), the second-highest cause of mortality in Papua New Guinea, remained a key challenge for the country’s health services and the focus for MSF in 2019.

We are working in collaboration with the national TB programme to improve screening, diagnosis, treatment initiation and follow-up at Gerehu hospital in Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea, and in Kerema city in Gulf province…

Read full article in International Activity Report 2019

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