Kyrgyzstan: TB Behind Bars by William Daniels

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An inmate takes his oral tuberculosis (TB) treatment at SIZO 1, a pre-trial detention centre. All medical staff and guards wear masks as many of the detainees have MDR TB (multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis). Kyrgyzstan's prisons are experiencing a TB epidemic, where the incidence rate is estimated at 25 times higher than in civil society.