There comes a time when all humanity must rise together to defeat a global threat, when nations must unite to reject an injustice. With the UN High-Level Meeting on tuberculosis in New York on 26 September, that time has arrived for the fight against TB.
Mwadawa Iddi was suffering from a painful disease, but she did not know what it was. She was 82 and living alone in her small village, which restricted her movement and the ability to seek treatment. She was on the verge of losing hope when Rashid Gora, a community health worker, found her.