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NTCA/APHL Consensus Statement on Use of GeneXpert for AII2016 World TB Day

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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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    Do Your Part to Bend the Curve: A World Free of TB

    NTCA accomplished much in 2015: participated in making a World TB Day presence felt on Capitol Hill, introduced drug access alerts and close work with pharmaceutical companies, conducted a TB survivor training with Stop TB USA, provided travel grants to early career professionals, and convened workgroups on a variety of critical issues. We can do more. Donate now to strengthen NTCA to do even more in 2016 and bend the TB elimination curve!

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    Nominations for Peer Review Panel

    May 6 — After extensive advocacy, TB was added back to the list of diseases eligible of this Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (DOD CDMRP). NTCA has been invited to submit 5-6 nominations for members of our community to serve on a scientific peer review panel for the proposals submitted under this initiative. Details are available on the email announcement and brochure. The nomination form and supporting materials are due on June 1, 2016. If interested, contact Donna Wegener, NTCA's Executive Director, so the NTCA Board can start the nomination package on your behalf!

    NTNC Webinar April 17

    NTNC Webinar

    April 14 — The National TB Nurse Coalition held a webinar, It's Never Just TB: TB and Alcoholism. Handouts of the webinar slides are available for download.