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On the occasion of the launch of its book Making Tuberculosis History: Community-Based Solutions for Millions, Bangladesh-based BRAC is sharing stories about those taking part in its successful approach to combating TB. The following is the second in a series; click here to read the previous story of Shanta, neighbor and care provider.
Shahida usually speaks quickly, her raspy voice sharpening every word. But she smiles and softens when asked if she’d rather just take her tuberculosis medications at home. “No,” she says matter-of-factly. “I’d forget to do it every day.”