Nurse Simangele Mazobe

Nurse Simangele Mazobe together with Adherence Counsellor Pinky Nkabinde helping MDR TB patients to pack their pill boxes with their monthly supply of DR-TB medication. The team also provide intensive adherence counselling to all newly initiated DR-TB patients in the uMgungundlovu District.

Many patients have expressed how much they appreciate the pillbox packing support and actively find the nurses to assist with the pillbox packing. Given the high number of tablets that are taken on a daily basis and the importance of taking the correct medication this support enables patients to understand the medication and how/when best to take the medication.