World TB Day 2021: The Time is Ticking

Each year, Equitable Health Access Initiative joins the rest of the world in observing the  World TB Day on March 24th. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB).

On March 24th, 2021, EHAI as an Implementing partner on the Tuberculosis Local Organisations Network 3 TB LON – 3) project visited communities to conduct Advocacy Communications and Social Mobilization, Outreaches and TB screening in commemoration of the ‘World TB Day’.

The 2021 World TB Day theme, ‘The Clock is Ticking‘, reminds us that time is of the essence and we must step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.


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