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10 Surprising Facts about PIH’s Tuberculosis Lab in Peru

A new tuberculosis lab in Peru supports research and treatment for the country. Read More ▸

Dr. Paul Farmer: A Conversation about Ending TB Deaths

On World TB Day, Dr. Paul Farmer talks with the UN's Ray Chambers about ending TB deaths in The Huffington Post. Read More ▸

MDR-TB in Children: A Q&A with PIH’s Dr. Mercedes Becerra

On World TB Day, PIH’s Dr. Mercedes Becerra published a groundbreaking paper on pediatric TB. Read More ▸

Video: Runner with MDR-TB Finishes 10K Road Race in Peru

Carlos Cántaro, 27, who is undergoing treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, ran a 10K road race in Lima, Peru, with the support of Partners In Health in Peru. “I will finish treatment and continue working for my family,” said Cántaro, who is married and has a 3-year-old son. “God willing, I’ll always have my passion for sports.” 

Peruvian Athlete Reaches the Finish Line, despite MDR-TB

Carlos Cántaro, on treatment for MDR-TB, ran a 10K with support from Partners In Health in Peru. Read More ▸

Now Recovered, MDR-TB Patient Starts Business in Peru

Peru Program Helps Recovered Patients Find Work

After years of illness, patients cured of MDR-TB receive help providing for their families. Read More ▸

World TB Day: A Q&A With Expert Carole Mitnick

A Q&A with noted TB expert Carole Mitnick of Harvard Medical School. Read More ▸

Sentinel Project gives a voice to children battling drug-resistant tuberculosis

On World Tuberculosis Day, a new website shares the stories of children facing a deadly but curable disease. Read More ▸

A determined TB nurse, and the impact on a young mother

Global Post reporter John Donnelly shows how a PIH nurse in Peru saved the life of a woman living with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Read More ▸


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