MOZAMBIQUE: Winning small victories against HIV and TB

Monday, December 1, 2008
TETE Monday, September 29, 2008 (IRIN) - Inês Muterua, 29, lies on a frayed straw mat between two mud huts and places an old tin can full of sand by her side. "I usually spit my phlegm into this can to keep from spitting just anywhere and contaminating others, like what happened with me." Muterua contracted tuberculosis (TB) in October 2007 while taking care of her mother. After she died, the young woman was advised to take a TB test, which came back positive. She lives with her husband and two...