Tuberculosis is preventable, treatable and curable!

The Tuberculosis Program at Toronto Public Health works with health professionals and the community to reduce the incidence and impact of TB in Toronto and to provide support for individuals with TB and their families.

Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Learn more about the efforts to end TB here in Canada and globally.

  • About TB
    • Spread and Transmission
    • What is Active TB Disease?
    • What is Latent TB Infection?
    • TB Outside the Lungs
    • People at Risk
  • TB & HIV
  • TB & Children
  • Annual TB statistical reports are available. To request a copy email us at or call 416-338-7600 and ask for the TB program.

TB Treatment

Toronto Public Health TB Programs and Services

Other TB services in Toronto

March 24 is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day.  This annual event commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of the TB bacterium, paving the way for the diagnosis and cure of this disease.  It is an important day to raise awareness about the health, social, and economic impacts of TB.

Learn more about World TB Day.

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