World TB Day is recognized annually on March 24, with a variety of activities leading up to the official day. The annual event commemorates the date Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of TB Elimination has shared some information to assist in World TB Day 2024 planning efforts.
U.S. TB Elimination Champions
Nominations for the CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions are now open! They are seeking nominations that reflect the important contributions that individuals, TB survivors, agencies, organizations, and partners have made to eliminate TB. CDC’s U.S. TB Champions will have their stories featured on CDC’s website, X/Twitter, and Facebook accounts. You can view last year’s champions here.