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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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    TB and HIV Diagnostics and Drugs in Development

    July 21 — The Treatment Action Group (TAG) has published its 2016 TB and HIV Pipeline Report, Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines, Preventive Technologies, Research Toward a Cure, and Immune-Based and Gene Therapies in Development.

    FY17 Appropriations Update

    July 20 — The House Appropriations Committee rejected the Senate’s proposed $5 million decrease to DTBE. Only time will tell how the FY17 appropriations process will unfold in the present environment, but we are pleased to report this update.

    Abstract and Travel Grant Application Deadline for 2017 Union-NAR Meeting

    July 18 — Abstracts and applications for travel grants are due by September 22, 2016, for the 2017 Union-NAR conference. For more, see the British Columbia Lung Association website.

    FDA Expanded Access Webinar Materials Online

    July 18 — Presentation slides and a recording are available online for the FDA’s DDI July 12, 2016, webinar, An Overview of FDA’s Expanded Access Process and the New Individual Patient Expanded Access Application.