World Tuberculosis Day (WTBD) - March 24thMaterials from past WTBD events below.
On March 24, 1882, Dr. Robert Koch’s discovery of the TB bacillus. One hundred years later, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (IUATLD) celebrated the 100th anniversary of this landmark in the fight against TB, establishing March 24th as an annual opportunity to call attention to the devastation TB still causes, and the commitment it will take to end TB.
Light up the Red!
On March 24th, landmarks around the world light up red to commemorate World TB Day
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