World TB Day

March 23, 2015
by Avery Artman, Communications Associate



World TB Day is right around the corner on Tuesday March 24, 2015! World TB Day is a great opportunity to raise awareness about tuberculosis and galvanize support for greater U.S. investment in the fight against this neglected disease. This year, let’s raise our voices even louder to help reach, treat, and cure everyone.

There are many World TB Day activities that you can invite your members of Congress to participate in or that you can take part in yourself. Check out our list of events below.

Don't forget to join the conversation online! 



Supporting a Community Response to Tuberculosis

Tuesday, March 24    |     1:15pm – 2:30pm

U.S. Capitol, Senate Room S-115 

Invite your members of Congress to hear from TB survivors and medical experts about engaging communities to beat TB. Download the invitation.


USAID’s World TB Day Commemoration

Tuesday, March 24    |    6:00pm – 8:00pm

U.S. Institute of Peace

Joanne Carter, Executive Director of RESULTS will receive an award honoring her contributions to the global fight against TB. Tune in to the livestream.


Congressional Briefing on Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Wednesday, March 25    |    12:30pm – 1:30pm

Invite your members of Congress to learn about why drug resistant TB poses a serious threat to the U.S. and how we can strengthen global, national, and state programs to combat this disease. Download the invitation.




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