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.
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.