Patient-Survivor Resources

Your TB Patient-Survivor Community


A TB diagnosis can be difficult to hear. Former and current TB patients and family members support each other through the following organizations. Some are even speaking to their communities and policy makers about TB to prevent others from suffering with TB. Connect with these organizations to connect with others who’ve been through this diagnosis and treatment.
We Are TB             TB PhotoVoice

Listen to the powerful Survivors Statement, Nov 2019 from the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health, 10/30-11/1/2019


Know that some of the most famous people in the world were diagnosed with TB:  World’s Most Famous TB Patients, 2013.


Learn more about TB. Knowledge is power.

Learn about TB, California Department of Public Health, TB Control Program 

More information, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of TB Elimination 

For more information about TB, contact your local public health department’s TB control program, February 2020. 

See below, former patients-survivors speak out about their diagnosis and recovery, to prevent others from getting sick from TB disease by promoting treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI). 

Mr. Nghia Tran’s TB Story (August 2019)

(The English script contains the English translation for Mr. Nghia’s story.  The Vietnamese script and the TNTR website article does not have Mr. Nghia’s story in writing since we wanted to focus on providing information about TB and that part was lengthy.)