Southern African Leaders Agree To Framework To Address TB Among Miners

GlobalPost: Southern African countries commit to address mineworkers’ TB
“…To mark World TB Day, ministers from southern Africa met in Johannesburg on Tuesday to develop a regional strategy for reducing TB among mineworkers. Leaders from South Africa, Lesotho, Mozambique and Swaziland — the four countries home to the largest share of new infections in the region — agreed to a framework that will help track patients across borders and set common treatment standards. Other regional heads committed to exploring options for collaboration…” (Savchuk, 3/27).