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XDR-TB patient Nischaya, at home, looking at her boxes of TB medication in the Ambedkar Nagar area of Mumbai.

Nischaya (not real name) is 18 years old, lives in Mumbai, and is one of only a handful of extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) patients in India lucky enough to be able to have acesss to the new drugs. After having been on treatment unsuccessfully for several years, Nischaya was referred to the clinic of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders, an international medical humanitarian organisation who since 2006 provides free diagnosis, treatment and support to patients with drug-resistant TB in Mumbai.

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