Zolelwa Sifumba

Years

Zolelwa Sifumba

Beat Tuberculosis Advocate

Zolelwa Sifumba is a medical doctor from Durban, South Africa. She contracted tuberculosis as a result of her occupational exposure during her studies, struggled through the treatment process, and finally beat it. Ever since, she has been a strong voice in the global fight against tuberculosis, sharing her story on both national and international platforms to educate and give hope to others. Despite the challenges of working in a resource-limited setting, Sifumba enjoys serving her community and has a special interest in the occupational health and wellness of health workers. She is an advocate and activist who shares her story worldwide in an effort to beat TB.