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Case Studies
Find and Support - Interview with Daniel Kashnitsky

Find and Support – Interview with Daniel Kashnitsky

This interview first appeared in the March 2019 edition of the “Don’t Fly Away” magazine, Odessa Way Home Charity Fund, Ukraine 
Only approaches based on care, respect and motivation for health can induce a person to begin, and most importantly, complete TB treatment!
Let us introduce our guest, Daniel Kashnitsky, Capacity Building Manager from TB Europe […]

Voices in the fight: Shamsiya

Voices in the fight: Shamsiya

This post is comes from our partners in Tajikistan and tells the story of Shamsiya and her family experience with TB. This story was written by our partners in Tajikistan, Safar and Abdusamd.
Shamsiya’s Story 
“At night, when I hear the sound of any vehicle stopping near my house, I feel so scared. I think this is […]

Marina's story - fighting drug resistant TB in 3 different countries

Marina’s story – fighting drug resistant TB in 3 different countries

Marina is a Romanian citizen who was studying law at the University of Manchester in the UK when she was diagnosed with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). Marina was studying abroad in Lyon, France in summer 2012 when she developed a cough that would not go away. Her symptoms led her down a long road of doctors and […]

Story from Moldova: TB for 20 years with no hope of recovery

Story from Moldova: TB for 20 years with no hope of recovery

Today we’re sharing a story from TBEC members Act for Involvement, who are based in Moldova. If you’d like to share a story of your work or experience with TB then please do get in touch with bruce.warwick@results.org.uk.
Chased by tuberculosis for more than twenty years, Igor (42), from the small town Anenii Noi in Moldova, […]

MDR-TB casts a shadow over Russia

MDR-TB casts a shadow over Russia

Tuberculosis and, in particular, drug-resistant forms of the disease have long been a burden on many countries in Eastern Europe and the Russian Federation is no exception. A video recently produced by Channel 4 News in the UK highlights the growing problem that the country has with multidrug-resistant TB in the general population but also […]

TB: Voices in the fight against a European and Worldwide epidemic

TB: Voices in the fight against a European and Worldwide epidemic

Today we’re sharing the story of Safar Naimov and his two brothers Nazarsho and Ismoil. TBEC member, Fanny Voitzwinkler, met Safar on a recent trip to Tajikistan where he told her his story. Safar lost his two brothers to MDR-TB and has just recovered from the very difficult treatment himself. He is now ‘determined to […]

'Here I Am' campaign illustrates successful impact of the Global Fund in fighting HIV, TB and Malaria

‘Here I Am’ campaign illustrates successful impact of the Global Fund in fighting HIV, TB and Malaria

The ‘Here I Am’ campaign, a global call on world leaders to save millions of lives by supporting a fully funded Global Fund, has been releasing a number of engaging video testimonials to highlight the positive impact that the Global Fund has had in fighting AIDS, TB and Malaria.
The videos account first hand the struggles […]

Tackling TB in Moldova: Speranta Terrei and the importance of civil society organisations

Tackling TB in Moldova: Speranta Terrei and the importance of civil society organisations

The Republic of Moldova has a considerable TB problem. In 2011, out of a population of 3 million, 4,208 people were diagnosed with TB. Compare this to the 3,528 people diagnosed with TB in Germany, out of a population of 82 million, and the alarming rate of TB in Moldova really hits home. Moreover, Moldovan […]

Remembering Iulian: A European Voice in the fight against TB

Remembering Iulian: A European Voice in the fight against TB

Image courtesy of Jonathan Stillo
Last year, RESULTS UK, along with valuable input from GHA France and members of the TB Europe Coalition, came out with a report called “Tuberculosis: Voices in the Fight Against the European Epidemic“. This report featured the story of Iulian, a Romanian struggling to fight MDR-TB. Jonathan Stillo, who also featured […]

TB in the Netherlands - a patient's story

TB in the Netherlands – a patient’s story

When Stefan returned to the Netherlands after a brief stay in the US some years ago, he was diagnosed with what he thought was a disease from the past: tuberculosis. Luckily for Stefan, the Netherlands has a very effective tuberculosis control program and he was cured. Watch how tuberculosis changed his life and what can […]

Voices in the fight against the European epidemic

The TB Europe Coalition and the ACTION Project are giving TB a ‘human face’ in their report ‘Tuberculosis – Voices in the fight against the European epidemic’ by looking behind the statistics to focus on the every-day challenges faced by TB patients and their carers in the WHO Europen Region. TB is a global epidemic, […]

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