tb-detection stories

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Stories

Abdulrahman

Abdulrahman feared for his pregnant wife when he fell ill and his local clinic couldn't tell him what he had.

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Husna

Husna fell ill soon after her mother in law was diagnosed with tuberculosis. 

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Sharifa

During her pregnancy Sharifa got very sick and recognised the symptoms of TB as she had had it once before. 

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Leila

Leila got too sick to go to school and spread her disease to her brother and sister before the HeroRATs diagnosed her wi...

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Nuru

Nuru's clinic didn't find the tuberculosis in her body and she ended up passing it on to her grandchildren.

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Staff Story: Rafael

The Vet Director who developed a co-research project

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Lulu

Lulu's TB was missed by the clinics but detected by the HeroRATs. She has since joined volunteer group MKUTA to help rai...

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William

Taking care of your family is hard, even if you are healthy. What happens when you are not sick enough for it to show up...

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Benny

Benny was brought to the clinic twice, each time the clinic was unable to find his TB, luckily APOPO's HeroRATs did.

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