Treating TB is a lengthy procedure that takes a toll of the body and the spirit. Patients have to be quarantined, which takes a tough toll on sufferers and their families.
A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.
Ghanaian experts are concerned about the rising number of tuberculosis. The Ghana Health Service said 14,632 people were diagnosed with TB and put on treatment.
US regulators have approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to fight childhood leukemia. Experts say it may open the way to treating other cancers with a similar procedure.
A judge at the High Court in London is hearing new evidence before ruling on whether a critically ill child should be sent for treatment to the US or be taken off life support. The case has drawn world attention.
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