Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS)

World TB Day 2019

On World TB Day, the American Thoracic Society, along with our partners in the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), urges governments to leverage the success of the first-ever United Nation (UN) High-Level Meeting (HLM) in the fight against tuberculosis, held in 2018. The meeting produced a UN political declaration on TB and the endorsement at the highest level to take the necessary steps to end the TB epidemic. Read the press release.

Last Reviewed: March 2019