Phumeza Tisile, 23 years, celebrates her cure from XDR-TB with friends and patients at Lizo Nobanda TB Care Centre, Khayelitsha, South Africa on August 16, 2013. Photograph by Sydelle WIllow Smith
Issue brief |

An overview of MSF’s programmatic use and clinical research with new TB treatment regimens

Photograph by Sydelle WIllow Smith

This briefing paper focuses on the critical area of treatment for DR-TB. It provides an overview of the work of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and its partners, including national ministries of health, in accelerating urgently-needed patient-centered research to improve the quality and availability of treatment regimens for DR-TB.