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About the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association

The NTCA was created in 1995 to bring together the leaders of tuberculosis control programs in all states and territories, as well as many counties and city health departments that organize their own TB control activities. Learn more…

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    Innovative Patient-Driven Movements and Responses to Change the Status Quo in TB

    Date: October 28, 2016 14:10-15:40
    Location: Community Common, 47th Union Word Conference on Lung Health, Liverpool, England
    Sponsors: Stop TB Partnership, NTCA, USAID

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    TB/HIV Four Corners Conference

    Date: November 16-17, 2016
    Location: High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, AZ
    Sponsors: AZ, CO, NM, and UT TB programs, ALA Southwest Chapter, NMAETC, and Heartland National TB Center

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    Funding for TB Research at a Seven-Year Low

    October 25 — The Treatment Action Group’s Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2011–2015: No Time to Lose shows that the world spent US$620.6 million on TB R&D in 2015: the lowest funding level since 2008 and the second straight year that funding for TB R&D has fallen. TAG writes that these funding trends are "raising doubts over whether world leaders will fulfill recent promises to avert the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance and eliminate TB by 2035".

    Updated Activist's Guide to TB Drugs

    October 25 — TAG has updated An Activist’s Guide to Tuberculosis Drugs to reflect recently released WHO guidelines, new clinical research findings, and other factors that have shifted the research and access priorities.

    TB Turns a Doctor into an Activist

    October 18 — Lynn, Massachusetts, family physician Dr. Kelly Holland's experience as a TB patient and the impact he witnessed of his diagnosis on his family and community led him to the Massachusetts statehouse and TB advocacy. Read the moving account in Night sweats, bloody cough — and a diagnosis that turned a doctor into an activist.