Other Organizations and Links

CDC TB Resources Page connects you to a worldwide library of online resources, training, and educational materials

NCHHSTP AtlasPlus Website– CDC has launched an updated tool that allows public access to HIV, viral hepatitis, STD, and TB surveillance data and the ability to visualize the data in the form of maps, charts, and tables.

American Lung Association organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research; site includes information on resources on tuberculosis.

American Thoracic Society (ATS) – medical association dedicated to advancing clinical and scientific understanding of pulmonary diseases, including tuberculosis.

Ethnomedprovides cultural information and educational materials on several TB topics in different languages, some are culturally tailored to a specific population.

Healthy Roads Mediacontains free audio, written and multimedia health education materials on several topics in a number of languages.

Minnesota Department of Health – includes tuberculosis education materials for patients and providers in numerous languages and formats.

NIH National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseasesconducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.  Tuberculosis pamphlet has numerous pictures that might be useful with patients who learn better with visual materials.

National TB Controllers Association – mission is to advance the elimination of tuberculosis (TB) in the U.S. through the action of the government agencies responsible for carrying out programs to prevent and control TB.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – assures safe and healthful working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

Stop TB Initiative – mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and to ensure that high-quality treatment is available to all who need it.

Find TB Resources – connects to a worldwide library of online resources, training, and educational materials.

World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Program – provides leadership in strategic and technical aspects of TB control worldwide, in order to reverse the epidemic and eventually eliminate TB.