- World TB Day Key Messages and Resources Document
- World TB Day Social Media Examples
- World TB Thunderclap
- U.S. World TB Day Poster
In preparing for World TB Day on March 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (CDC/DTBE) is pleased to announce additional 2017 World TB Day communication messages and materials that are now available on their website. Materials include:
"Culture of Collaboration" is the theme for the 2017 NTCA National TB Conference. This conference is an annual forum that brings state, local, territorial, and other TB control professionals together to discuss a wide array of clinical, technical, policy, and programmatic TB issues.
This conference will be held on April 18-21 in Atlanta, Georgia, with special meetings on April 18, and post-meetings in the afternoon on Friday, April 21.
Some key topics include:
View Draft Agenda
Topic: The Mycobacteriology Laboratory: Tests, Results, and Clinical Implications
Date: March 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 noon (Central Daylight Time)
A free webinar (400 seats) is being offered by the National TB Nurse Coalition, the nursing section of the National TB Controllers Association (NTCA). 1.2 CEUs are available for nurses. Speakers include:
Registration URL: https://www.pathlms.com/tbcontrollers/courses/4259
On February 27 and 28, a Round Robin was hosted by the Curry International Tuberculosis Center in Oakland, California. All five RTMCCs, along with representatives from the CDC were present. Dr. Temesgen and Jennifer Curran attended from the Mayo Center for Tuberculosis.