Patient-Survivor Resources

Your TB Patient-Survivor Community

A TB diagnosis can be difficult to hear. Former/ current TB patients and their family members are supporting each other through the following organizations: We Are TB, TB PhotoVoice. Some speak to their communities and policy makers about TB to prevent others from getting sick with TB. Connect with these organizations to connect with others who know what you are going through.

Listen to the powerful Survivors Statement, Nov 2019 from the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health.

Know that some of the most famous people had TB:  World’s Most Famous TB Patients, 2013.

Knowledge is power. Learn more about TB.

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

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

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

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.)