TB Notes Newsletter
No. 1, 2006
COMMUNICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND BEHAVIORAL STUDIES
Notice of Updated Patient TB Educational
The Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies Branch (CEBSB)
is pleased to announce the availability of three patient TB educational
materials that were updated in 2005:
- Questions and Answers About TB
- Tuberculosis: Get the Facts
- Tuberculosis: The Connection Between TB and HIV
Questions and Answers About TB uses a question-and-answer
format to describe TB transmission, the differences between latent
TB infection and active TB disease, treatment, and how multidrug-resistant
TB develops. This booklet, written at an 11th grade reading level,
is appropriate for distribution to service providers, correctional
facility staff, and patients.
Tuberculosis: Get the Facts is a pamphlet on basic facts
about TB transmission, infection, disease, and TB testing. Tuberculosis:
The Connection Between TB and HIV (the AIDS virus) is a pamphlet
on why it is important to know if a person has TB and HIV coinfection.
Both of these pamphlets, written at a 5th grade reading level, are
appropriate for distribution to patients or the general public.
These and other TB materials may be viewed and downloaded in HTML
and PDF versions from the DTBE website at www.cdc.gov/tb.
They may also be ordered online by visiting www2.cdc.gov/nchstp_od/piweb/tborderform.asp.
—Submitted by Scott McCoy, M.Ed.
Div of TB Elimination
Have You Visited the TB Education & Training
Resources Website Lately?
Your One-Stop Site to Find and Share TB Resources www.findtbresources.org
New features on the website:
- Submit TB materials online. Share your organization's TB-related
education and training materials by using the new online submission
- Subscribe to the TB Education and Training Resources E-newsletter.
Find out how to subscribe to the monthly e-newsletter that features
the “Highlight of the Month,” and “Additional
Resources” in the database. Also view archives of previous
- Link to the TB Education and Training Network (TB ETN) webpage.
Connect directly to this network of TB education and training
professionals for opportunities to share resources and build education
and training skills.
—Submitted by Sandra Kong, MPH
Div of TB Elimination
Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb
Please send comments/suggestions/requests
CDC/Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies Branch
1600 Clifton Rd., NE - Mailstop E-10, Atlanta, GA 30333