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26 2024 World TB DAY TammyBowling FBTW"We are delighted to announce that one of our own, Tammy Bowling, RN, BSN, TB Program Coordinator for North Georgia Health District 1-2, has been selected as a 2024 CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champion! Her dedication to all aspects of TB elimination, from overseeing her district’s TB program, to case management, to mentoring and educating staff, to involvement in committees concerning TB policies, procedures, protocols, and much more, makes Tammy a TB champion that goes above and beyond! Way to go, Tammy – Congratulations!!" - Ashley Deverell, RN, BSN, district Infectious Disease Director

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CDC TB Elim Champ TBowlingThe CDC stated online: "Congratulations to the 2024 CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions for your contributions to preventing and controlling TB in the United States. We are sharing these inspiring success stories through CDC's websiteX, and Facebook accounts, and hope that they help and inspire others."


North GA - Each year, the North Georgia Health District joins the CDC and healthcare partners around the globe in recognizing World TB Day on March 24. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB). Learn more about the History of World TB Day.

World TB Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of TB around the world. The CDC, along with our partners and colleagues around the world share successes in TB prevention and control and raise awareness of the challenges that hinder our progress toward the elimination of this devastating disease.

The CDC and its domestic and international partners, including the National TB Controllers AssociationStop TB USAWe Are TB, the TB Elimination Alliance, and the global Stop TB Partnership, are working together to eliminate this deadly disease.

Find information about how to Think, Test, and Treat TB, and learn more about the CDC’s global efforts to prevent, find, and cure tuberculosis.