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#BeatTB e-newsletter Aug - Oct 2017

Dec 2017


  • USAID TB South Africa Project TB in Farms campaign brings relief to farm workers in Western Cape
  • USAID TB South Africa Project leads in piloting a global patient-centered drugresistant TB package of services in three provinces
  • From TB Survivor to TB ambassador: Lolo Kekana shares her journey
  • USAID TB South Africa Project represented in 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Guadalajara, Mexico

#BeatTB e-newsletter May - July 2017

Sep 2017


  • USAID Tuberculosis South Africa Project hosts inaugural training workshop on interpersonal communication for healthcare workers in Limpopo Province
  • TB Symposium culminates in Response Framework on Finding Missing TB Patients through Prioritizing Key and Hard-to-Reach Populations
  • Social media user interacts with the WeBeatTB South Africa Facebook page to share experiences of being treated for latent TB
  • Finding missing TB cases to achieve the 90-90-90 TB targets: South African stakeholders convene to strategise
  • Project enters into strategic partnership to mobilize communities and disseminate TB information and services in KwaZulu-Natal Province
  • USAID TB South Africa Project hosts successful TB Satellite Session on Key Populations

#BeatTB e-newsletter March - May 2017

Jul 2017


  • About the USAID five-year tuberculosis project for South Africa
  •  Overview of USAID TB South Africa Project activities: March to May 2017
    • TB in Farms Initiative launched: USAID TB South Africa Project team commences implementation in Eastern Cape Province
    • USAID TB South Africa Project makes available a 'Buddy' for children with multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
    • USAID TB South Africa Project partners with the Provincial Department of Health to reduce TB rates in KwaZulu-Natal
    • KwaZulu-Natal leaders unite to pledge their support to #EndTB
  • Success story: USAID TB South Africa Project implements a cross-promotional media strategy to #EndTB and #Beat TB during World TB Day