This week Kenya becomes the first country in the world to roll out child-friendly tuberculosis medicines nationwide. The improved treatment was first unveiled at a conference in South Africa last year and experts say it will improve survival rates for children.
Twelve-year-old Ryan Mutiga been taking a cocktail of tuberculosis medicine ever since he can remember. Today in Nairobi, he is all smiles.
Kenya’s government has just launched a child-friendly TB medicine which dissolves in water, making it easier for kids to ingest.
“Most children are not able to take in those pills and when they are crushed most read more >>>