Workplaces must fight tuberculosis
A short video highlighting the importance of a supportive workplace environment in ensuring that workers with TB seek timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
TB affects people in the most productive age group with catastrophic economic impact on the patient and their family. The high financial burden – loss of wages, treatment and other expenses – coupled with the psycho-social impacts of TB deter a patient from taking proper treatment. A supportive workplace environment can play a key role in ensuring that workers with TB seek timely diagnosis and proper and complete treatment.