TB Personal Stories – Khayr

This story highlights the personal experiences of a Tuberculosis (TB) survivor who was diagnosed and treated for TB disease. Khayr’s treatment for multi-drug resistant TB lasted nearly 2 years. Reflecting on the challenges of such a long time on medications and in isolation, Khayr hopes his story can encourage people with latent TB infection to complete treatment, to prevent the development of TB disease.

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