California Tuberculosis Elimination Coalition Meeting
February 22nd, 2018
12pm-1pm PST

The first coalition meeting was held on 3/6/17 from 6-7PM.

California Tuberculosis Elimination Coalition Meeting
March 6, 2017
6-7 pm PST



  1. Introductions and Background to the Coalition (5 mins)
    • Vision- Eliminate TB in California
    • Mission- Build bridges to eliminate TB, developing strong relationships with leaders and communities most affected by TB throughout California.
  2. LTBI tools and resources (5 mins)
  3. Community Provider, Dr. Jerry Jew, presenting his practice of screening for TB risks, testing, and treating LTBI in his patient population (30 mins)
  4. World TB Day March 24th (5 mins)
    • Activities and tools for raising awareness
      • CTCA and Breathe CA will be completing a walk on Market st
      • LA County- Outreach and Education
    • TB Patient Opportunities and spreading opportunities to join the coalition
      • Facebook group “We Are TB”
  5. Advocacy Action Alerts (10 mins)
    • Bob Benjamin - See something; Say something; Do something
    • Contacting Members of Congress/their Health Aides
  6. Spreading the word about the Coalition (5 mins)
    • How to Join the Coalition
      • To become a member please email the Executive Administrator, Judith Thigpen, through the contact us link at the bottom of the page.