TB Education & Training Resources Website E-Newsletter
September 2009


Welcome to this month's e-newsletter for the TB Education & Training Resources Website (findtbresources.cdc.gov). The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to inform you about the featured Highlight of the Month, additional helpful resources in the database, and other updates to the website.

Highlight of the Month

This month's highlight is Understanding and Challenging TB Stigma: Toolkit for Action, from the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and the ZAMBART Project. The module helps trainers plan and organize participatory educational sessions with community leaders or organized groups to raise awareness and to promote practical action that challenges TB stigma. The exercises in the module were

Working with the Media: How to Make Your Messages on Tuberculosis
developed with TB patients, health workers, and community TB support staff in Zambia. Stigma is an issue that TB patients can face in any country, and this toolkit can guide you in developing your own trainings to help tackle TB stigma.

Do you have TB education or training materials you would like to share? You can submit materials to our database electronically! For more information, visit findtbresources.cdc.gov.

Additional Resources

Tuberculosis Provider Guide

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Assessing Your Laboratory

Outbreak of Tuberculosis among the Homeless: A Case Study

Tuberculosis Provider Guide, from Utah Department of Health.


Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Assessing Your Laboratory, from the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL).

Outbreak of Tuberculosis among the Homeless: A Case Study, from Terri Simpson and Maija Anderson, University of Washington School of Nursing.

To find out how to order or view these materials, visit findtbresources.cdc.gov.

Remember to...

1) Explore
The website includes a searchable database of TB education and training resources. You can search for materials by fields such as format and language.

You can also submit your materials, and much more!


2) Bookmark
Add it to your Internet Favorites list so you can easily return to the site.

3) Tell others
If the website has been helpful to you, please let your colleagues know!

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