Sudan (Southern Sudan) - Medair's
new tuberculosis (TB) clinic in Melut County, Southern Sudan, is showing
some very encouraging results.
In February 2009, a 14-year-old girl
named Nyaruach became the first patient to successfully complete tuberculosis
treatment in Medair's new TB clinic in Melut.
Damaris Kunz, Medair's TB Manager, holds
a photo of the girl taken in early 2008, before the onset of her symptoms.
"Nyaruach was a normal young girl filled with fun and joy," she
says. "Then, with the tuberculosis, came the deformation of her spine,