NIH Releases Statement Recognizing World TB Day
National Institutes of Health: NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day
In this statement marking World TB Day, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); Richard Hafner, chief of the TB Clinical Research Branch in the NIAID Division of AIDS; and Christine F. Sizemore, chief of the tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases section in the NIAID Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, write, “[T]he National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), reasserts its commitment to improving our understanding of TB and how to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. Around the globe, researchers and the public health community are united in working toward these goals. … Through ongoing and future research initiatives, and collaboration with other funding agencies and organizations, NIAID is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of people with TB” (3/24).