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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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    Action Alert: FY18 Funding

    March 29 — Contact your representative no later than Thursday morning, March 30 and ask them to sign the domestic TB funding letter.

    PLOS TB Channel

    March 27 — Visit the new PLOS TB Channel. Curated by Madhu Pai of the McGill International TB Centre and Soumya Swaminathan of the India TB Research and Development Corporation, it features content selected from PLOS journals as well as the broader literature, along with commentary, blogs, news and discussions.

    One Little Girl Beat the Deadliest Form of TB. She Is Very Lucky

    March 24 — Laurel Weber reports this moving account of a "survivor of the 'first well-described case' of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a young child in the U.S., according to her physicians," in this article on the Huffington Post.

    There Are Now Fewer TB Cases in the U.S. Than the CDC Has Ever Measured

    March 23 — "However, U.S. elimination of this curable disease will not be possible in this century without an uptick in prevention efforts," writes Laurel Weber in this article on the Huffington Post.