India - Delhi - Health Clinic
A young girl waits for her TB medication at a health clinic in Tehkhand Slum, Delhi, India.
This clinic dispenses free TB medication provided by the government. The treatment for TB is a minimum 6 month course of combination antibiotics that must been taken everyday, otherwise fatal drug resistance can develop. TB is an infectious disease and a huge public health issue often associated with poverty. TB is completely curable, however TB rates are increasing and India suffers from the highest burden of TB in the world.