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World TB Day: Inspiring Hope for Patients Affected by Tuberculosis Live Webcast

March 23, 2018


Sponsored by:
Heartland National TB Center 

In collaboration with

Texas Department of State Health Services


City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District


Faculty to be announced

The vision of Heartland National TB Center is to provide excellence, expertise, and innovation in training, medical consultation, and product development to reduce the impact of tuberculosis in our region.

The mission of the Heartland National TB Center is to build capacity with our partners. We will share expertise in the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis by: developing and implementing cuttngedge trainings, delivering expert medical consultation, providing technical assistance, and designing innovative educational and consultative products.

NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or UT Health Northeast for this educational program.

Continuing education credit will not be awarded for participation in this training event.

NO commercial support was given to Heartland National TB Center or UT Health Northeast for this educational program.

For more information, please contact:

Delphina Sanchez


Friday, March 23, 2018

10:00 AM    TB Infection Project Update

10:30 AM    Making a Difference; A Look at Support Groups for and by Individuals Affected by

Topics and time subject to change

Target Audience
This course is designed for physicians, nurses, and health care professionals who work with patients with or  at risk of tuberculosis.
Conference Goal
The goal of this course is to highlight and discuss the social impact treatment for TB infection or TB disease may have on the individual patient.
Conference Objectives

Upon completion of this web-based training, participants will be able to identify patient support groups, patient motivators for starting and completing treatment for TB infection and factors associated with successful treatment.

The format for this course will be a web-based lecture-style presentation. There will be ample time for questions and answers.

There is no charge to attend this workshop but pre-registration is mandatory.

Deadline to register is:
March 23, 2018

Space is limited to 400 participants.

Register on-line at:

Applicants will receive notification of their enrollment
status via e-mail (unless otherwise requested).