Patients with HIV and tuberculosis wear masks while awaiting consultation

Patients with HIV and tuberculosis wear masks while awaiting consultation

Patients with Tuberculosis (TB) should wear masks while awaiting consultation at all health facilities. But due to limited funding by the government in equipping the health facilities with surgical masks and respirators, brave health care workers have a fierce determination to continue to care for patients risking their own lives and feel it is their national responsibility to take care of their own people. Courtesy Photo/Reuters/Finbarr O’Reilly.

Patients with Tuberculosis (TB) should wear masks while awaiting consultation at all health facilities. But due to limited funding by the government in equipping the health facilities with surgical masks and respirators, brave health care workers have a fierce determination to continue to care for patients risking their own lives and feel it is their national responsibility to take care of their own people. Courtesy Photo/Reuters/Finbarr O’Reilly.