Miss South Africa 2018 Tamaryn Green shared her story on being diagnosed with tuberculosis in her third year at varsity.

Tamaryn Green launched her life-changing initiative, titled #BreakTheStigma in 2018 after winning the Miss SA title.

With the #breakthestigma campaign, Tamaryn aim is to raise awareness around TB. She also hopes that the campaign educates people and help eliminate the stigma surrounding the disease.

See below Tamaryn’s social media post sharing her story with Mediclinic Family magazine.

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Sharing my story in this month’s Mediclinic Family magazine. To many, the topic of Tuberculosis is not of great interest or exciting but I encourage you to please give this article a read. TB affects everyone. My hope is that anyone affected by this disease and reading this article may seek help. For themselves, their friends/family & not to lose hope. Know your status, know what to look out for and know that it’s okay to ask for help. Follow the link in my bio to get your free copy. https://www.mediclinicinfohub.co.za/magazine/mediclinic-family-20/ #HealthAwareness #ShareYourStory #BreakTheStigma #PreventionIsBetterThanCure Photographer: @shavan Makeup: @stacy_robin Art Director: @marcusvillion

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