Nandita Venkatesan, a TB survivor, spoke at the U.N.’s first high-level meeting on tuberculosis. “It’s humbling,” she says. “Not long ago I was just a girl lying in bed with a hopeless future.”

Nandita Venkatesan, a TB survivor, spoke at the U.N.’s first high-level meeting on tuberculosis. “It’s humbling,” she says. “Not long ago I was just a girl lying in bed with a hopeless future.”