Unsung heroes: TB healthcare workers


In the midst of the millions fighting the various strains of tuberculosis and the families dealing with the disease, are the forgotten men and women at the frontier of the battle.

Healthcare workers tending to TB patients are among the worst exposed to the highly contagious disease, particularly in countries with poor health and safety systems.

According to Gaborone District Health Management Team head of preventative services, Martin Azama, healthcare workers are more exposed to the TB bacteria than the general public.

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