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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that can affect your lungs and other parts of your body. With proper treatment, people with TB can be cured of the infection.

Read more about the history of TB in this country by visiting "The Role of Canada in Fighting Tuberculosis", a special project of the Saskatchewan Lung Association.

Statistics on tuberculosis in Canada.

Tuberculosis news & announcements

March 24, 2011: World TB Day 2010
World TB Day - The Canadian Lung Association Joins an International Team to Tackle TB worldwide and supports the fight in Canada’s North

March 17, 2010: World TB Day 2010
World TB Day - Canada’s leading the international fight against TB, but more work must be done in Canada’s North

March 24, 2009: World TB Day 2009
Canadians should not be complacent in the battle against TB - one of the world's most deadly diseases, cautions The Lung Association.

March 23, 2008: World TB Day 2008
We are stopping TB – The Lung Association’s work in Ecuador