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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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    Drug-resistant TB patients face dwindling treatment options

    January 4, 2015 – Recent article indicates that US TB doctors believe there is greater drug resistance and complexity of TB, which disproportionally affects immigrants. Read the piece at Al Jazeera

    Activism on rifapentine pricing: removing cost barriers

    January 4, 2015 – Read about the important role of TB controllers in documenting price as a barrier to rifpaentine uptake. NTCA survey results were used to support argument to industry that price should be reduced. Download here

    Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases 2014

    January 4, 2015 – Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released the new report, Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases 2014. Over the last decade, we have seen dramatic improvements in state and local capacity to respond to outbreaks and emergencies. However, the report finds the Ebola outbreak exposes serious underlying gaps in the nation's ability to manage severe infectious disease threats.