World Tuberculosis Day

24 Mar World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of Tuberculosis around the world. Tuberculosis is a serious infectious disease that mainly affects a person’s lungs. People with active tuberculosis must take several types of medications for many months to eradicate the infection and prevent development of antibiotic resistance. Today we raise awareness of TB and the progress towards eliminating disease.