World TB Day (WTBD) - March 24thMaterials from past WTBD events below.
Stop TB Partnership shared a global theme Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world. You can make history. End TB.
Their campaign materials include tweet ready myths and facts about TB.
They are asking that landmarks be lit in red on/around March 24, to help raise awareness about TB. Read more about this strategy here.
The World Health Organization is sharing current global statistics on TB.
On Feb 22, 2018, Noon PT the California TB Elimination Coalition met to plan World TB Day activities. See the coalition page for a recording of this webinar.
Materials in the works:
2. Interactive map of California, showing 2016 data elements by local health jurisdictions:
See maps above
3. Social Media Toolkit: With the help of Breathe California Golden Gate we are creating a social media campaign. The consists of facts to tweet in
County of San Diego Tuberculosis Control Branch invites TB patients or family members of those who spent time at the County of San Diego Vauclain Home Tuberculosis Sanatorium or another county area sanatorium during the 1940s, 50s or 60s to a Tuberculosis Survivors Network celebration on Friday, March 23, 2018, 10 AM to 12 PM. The meeting will be held at the County Rosecrans Health Services Complex, 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego/ TB survivors, share your stories and provide your ideas on how to better serve current patients that are experiencing the same journey to wellness. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Yolanda Lopez through the contact us button below.
On March 22, 2018 SF TB Program co-hosted a media event to honor the North East Medical Services network of community health centers as a leader in the work taking place in San Francisco to end TB, modifying the Stop TB Partnership theme, and Celebrating Leaders for a TB-free World. This event was followed by a third annual SF Walk to end TB. SF City Hall will be lit in red on 3/27.