World Tuberculosis Day - March 24th

On March 24, 1882, Dr. Robert Koch discovered the TB bacillus. 100 years later,  the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (IUATLD) commemorated the anniversary of his discovery, establishing March 24 as World TB Day to call attention to the ongoing global challenge.

Light up in Red!

On March 24th, landmarks around the world light up red to commemorate World TB Day. 

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Tuberculosis Control Branch (TBCB) updated the TB Free California project TB Provider Resources.

The CDPH TBCB publication Costs and Consequences of Tuberculosis in CA presents the impact of TB in California.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the National 2023 TB Data

The World Health Organization continues to promote TB elimination with the theme Yes! We can end TB.

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