Thomas and Lorna - surviving Tb in London
Lorna Iqbal Clader and Thomas Mungoe both suffer from tuberculosis and find it very hard to keep up with the 6 months of the rigorous treatment regime. The tb clinic at Homerton University Hospital make daily visits to their shared flat making sure they take their medication. Both were very ill and Thomas near death due to added HIV complications when they were admitted to hospital and he still suffers from malnutrition general break down of bodily funtions. Lorna is on prescribed methadone treatment, trying to kick a heroin habbit and various other substance abuses and her constant battle with depression is wearing her down. With a lot of help from the NHS and various social services they slowly manage to rebuild their lives and and get back on their feet.
- Kristian Buus
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- Contained in galleries
- Mixed reportage, Surviving tuberculosis in Hackney - Lorna and Thomas, Tuberculosis in 21st Century London