Both Meme Mahiro, 5, and his mother Kari Dusty from Papua New Guinea are on treatment for TB. In the beginning, the other villagers isolated them, but once they saw how both patients improved, they returned to normal behavior. Stigmatization is a severe additional burden for TB patients. It is crucial that TB patients are continuously provided with medication and take their medication regularly. However, access to health care is difficult in a country like Papua New Guinea.