Some 1.7 million people die every year from tuberculosis. That’s one person every 18 seconds. The clock is ticking. As world health leaders gather for a Moscow summit, tell them that now is the time for real ACTION.
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Pictured: Nomvula, 30, a mother of five children, was a factory worker before she got sick. She has multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). "I had to leave my newborn baby (3 weeks old) to be admitted at the National TB Hospital for treatment. And when I got home, my boyfriend had stolen my things. This upsets me very much." Makholweni, Manzini Region, Swaziland.
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