World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
Event Date: 24 Mar 2021
Event Location: International

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day commemorated on every 24th of March aims at raising public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

The date marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened the way towards diagnosing and curing this disease.