Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

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Five-year-old Umeda didn't get much support in the hospital in Tajikistan, but she made sure she took her MDR-TB medication every day, all by herself.

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"I had a fever, was nauseous, and was coughing up blood," said 18 -year-old Mijgona. "That seems so long ago now."

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One year after XDR-TB left her barely able get out of bed, 16-year-old Shahmosa is looking to get back in school, possibly even become a nurse one day.

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Due to treatment from MSF and ceaseless support from his family, a 4-year-old boy in Tajikistan outlasted a form of TB few thought he would survive.

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MSF Nurse Cindy Gibb discusses her experience in Tajikistan, where MSF has opened a new hospital ward to treat children with tuberculosis and their families.

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Mary Jo Frawley, an American RN and veteran of six MSF field missions, joined an MSF team this winter for a measles vaccination campaign in the remote mountain villages of Tajikistan.

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Brice de le Vingne had been working in Afghanistan for three weeks as an MSF field coordinator when he had to evacuate from Mazar-i-Sharif a few days after the September 11 attacks in the United States.

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