Because the consequences of resistant tuberculosis on his life, like those of other patients, are great. ‘I love my wife and my children. But I can’t be with them now. And I can’t work, so I don’t bring in any income. All the result of tuberculosis. It is difficult.’ Taking part in the study gives him hope: ‘A shorter treatment would make a world of difference for me and other people like me. I participate for the future of my children. ‘
And we have good news! Bonginkosi is now healed and he is doing very well.