Centers of Excellence (COE) TB Training and Education Products
The following educational materials were developed by the CDC-funded TB CoEs.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Publication and Products
Print or order publications in a variety of formats, including information in Spanish.
Patient materials about TB and information about cultural beliefs for a variety of cultures/ethnicities.
Patient education materials about TB in a variety of languages, including English.
Minnesota Department of Health
TB fact sheets available on several different topics and multiple languages.
Patient's Charter for Tuberculosis Care (PDF)
Informs patients of their rights and responsibilities when seeking TB care.
TB Free California Patient Education Materials
Patient videos, waiting room posters, and handouts are available. Some are translated into Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Spanish, and Vietnamese languages.
TB Infection Patient Educational Materials
Fact sheets featuring images and key messages about testing and treatment. Available in 18 languages.
Culturally Appropriate Care
Disparities in HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB
Defines health disparities and why come groups of people are disproportionately affected by these diseases.
Health Literacy Quick Start Guides
These guides focus on improving communication with your patients and practice-wide changes to welcome and assist patients.
Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs
Guides TB program staff in providing culturally appropriate TB care for patients from 6 different countries.
Cultural Competency and Tuberculosis Care
Developed for public and private healthcare professionals to begin to explore the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for cultural competency, with a focus on TB control activities. The guide utilizes a culture general perspective and includes a self-assessment tool, teaching cases, and links to other cultural competency resources.
TB in Specific Populations
CDC resources to target prevention and control efforts and reduce disparities in populations at highest risk for TB.
Patient Support Groups
- TB Voices Project
- TB Support Group - Advice, Sharing and Info about Tuberculosis (Facebook)
- We Are TB - offers peer support for current TB patients and advocacy opportunities for TB survivors.