Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Eswatini |

Why Shorter tuberculosis (TB) Regimen is the Most Preferred by Patients in Eswatini

In Eswatini, most patients are adhering to the oral short course therapy (OSCT) since they are tolerable with less side effects

Siphephelosethu Ntjangase is a 21-year-old university student from Hluti village in the Shiselweni region who suffers from pulmonary drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).  In October 2021 before getting checked, he noticed that he was losing weight, sweating at night and had a persistent cough that had lasted over a year. From…