>>Let me wipe your tears and touch your heart…A memory of volunteers working with people affected by TB and TB/HIV in Thailand

2010:  Let me wipe your tears and touch your heart…A memory of volunteers working with people affected by TB and TB/HIV in Thailand

About the book:    (pocket book –50 pages colorful artwork)

The book presents stories of eight patient volunteers’ best practices and the volunteers’ most inspiring experiences in caring for people with TB and TB with HIV co-infection (TB/HIV). These patients were not only physically suffering from the diseases but they also encountered social, economic and psychological difficulties that often left them feeling hopeless, depressed and at times with little or no motivation to live. However, the patient volunteers depicted in these stories turned these patients’ crisis into opportunities. Many of the patients in the end were cured from TB and thus empowered to live. Some of the patients became volunteers themselves.  Although a few of the patients died during the course of their TB treatment, as a result of the volunteers dedication all of these patients died with a measure of dignity that they had never known before

Read now to understand the real meaning of “patient empowerment”

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