Partners In Health Works In Conjunction With Peruvian Government To Treat TB
NPR: She’s Got One Of The Toughest Diseases To Cure. And She’s Hopeful
“Drug-resistant tuberculosis is not only airborne and lethal; it’s one of the most difficult diseases in the world to cure. … The key to containing it is to get patients into treatment. But that treatment can take years and is so difficult that many patients give up before they’re cured. … The Peruvian government oversees the treatment of most tuberculosis patients in the country. [Partners in Health (PIH)] manages the difficult cases…” (Beaubien, 5/20).