April 26th, 2013

South 2 North: Malaria and TB, infectious diseases that cost so little to treat, yet kill thousands

Posted on 26 Apr 2013 at 5:30pm

During South 2 North’s half-hour timeslot on Friday, 26 April 2013, malaria will claim the lives of more than a hundred people.

“This week we’re talking about malaria and TB, infectious diseases that cost so little to treat, yet kill thousands of people every day,” says Redi Tlhabi, who hosts the Al Jazeera English talk show from Johannesburg, South Africa.

To understand the crisis, Redi will be speaking to Yvonne Chaka Chaka, UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador against malaria and the ambassador for Roll-Back Malaria.

One of Africa’s most famous musical talents, Yvonne is the first African woman…

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