Personal stories

In countries across the European Region, health workers, aid workers and patients are making a difference in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). These are a few of their stories.

Margit Weismann
Nurse in Greenland with extensive experience dealing with tuberculosis

Latsin Alijev
Programme coordinator of the nongovernmental organization Convictus Estonia

Timo Ulrichs
Microbiologist and immunologist, founder of the Koch-Metchnikov Forum (KMF); a partnership approach to TB control in southern Siberia, Russian Federation

Tel’man Yuldashev
Patient with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), Uzbekistan 

Elena Valerevna Korolyova
Nurse in Belgorod regional branch of the Red Cross, Russian Federation