Study shows that Antibiotic resistance is growing in low- and middle-income countries

Although the threat of antibiotic resistance is well-documented, global use has increased by 39% between 2000 and 2015, especially in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) including South Africa.

A new study by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Princeton University, ETH Zurich and the University ……
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TB is still the top cause of mortality in South Africa

Unemployed, a single mother of two small children, aged 6 and 10 years, and not feeling well – coughing for some time with chest pain – forced Ms P.M. to seek help at the nearest public clinic in Tshwane. Despite telling symptoms and another visit to the clinic with an additional tell-tale complaint – significant […]
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