Profiles of 4 men

Tuberculosis in the United States Slide Set

PowerPoint slide show (45 slides)of National Surveillance System Highlights from 2018 - from the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Tuberculosis in the United States.

June 6, 2019 · PDF, PowerPoint


2 Hmong women

Evaluation of Tuberculosis Program Services for Burmese Refugees in Thailand Resettling to the United States

Report on an evaluation of tuberculosis services developed following an outbreak of MDR TB among a group of 15,000 displaced Laotian Hmong living in Thailand.

June 1, 2017 · PDF


Image of a lung x-ray

Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Chest Radiography and Interpretation

These Pulmonary TB Chest Radiography and Interpretation slides are a product of the Curry International Tuberculosis Center.

September 21, 2011 · PDF


X-ray image of vertebrae

Clinical Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Slides

Clinical extrapulmonary tuberculosis slides, used with permission from the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.

January 19, 2010 · PDF


Vietnamese woman in traditional hate

Vietnamese Tuberculosis Cultural Profile

The following section describes beliefs and practices relating to tuberculosis among Vietnamese residing in the U.S.

September 29, 2009 · Article


A community health worker giving medicine to a patient

Stamping out TB: A Community-Based Outreach Worker Model for TB Prevention

A slideshow with information about a community based outreach worker model and program in 3 refugee communities in Seattle and King County in 1999-2001.

September 15, 2009 · PDF


Somali woman smiling and holding child

Somali Audio Teaching Tool about Tuberculosis and TB Treatment

This audio-based education tool can be used to introduce the topic of TB, prior to even beginning to discuss the need for PPD skin testing or at any step in the TB evaluation process (it can be used after a PPD is determined to be positive, after the x-ray has been performed, before INH has been recommended, or during INH TLTBI to reinforce the rationale for taking treatment for LTBI).

September 3, 2009 · Audio, PDF


Cambodian man smiling on boat

Cambodian Tuberculosis Cultural Profile

Some cultural information about tuberculosis in Cambodian communities.

July 15, 2009 · Article


Oromo Woman, Ethiopia

Oromo Tuberculosis Cultural Profile

Information describing beliefs and practices relating to tuberculosis among Oromo immigrants living in Seattle, WA.

July 15, 2009


SOmali woman at hospital

Ethiopian Tuberculosis Cultural Profile

Information describing beliefs and practices relating to tuberculosis among Ethiopian immigrants living in Seattle, WA.

July 15, 2009


2 Somali men and their camels

Somali Tuberculosis Cultural Profile

Background & Methods In recognition of the role that culture plays in shaping people’s attitudes towards illness and their compliance […]

February 1, 2006


Tigrean Asthma Cultural Profile

Asthma was treated in both urban and rural areas with herbal medicine. The home remedy consisted of a very special honey /ma ahr' tsedenay/ (the name of the bee and the honey it produces in the ground) melted together with butter.

February 1, 1995 · Article


Somali Asthma Cultural Profile

Asthma is a well recognized disease in Somalia, both in urban and rural environments. One person said asthma is very common there because Somalia is a hot, dry, dusty country and dust causes asthma.

February 1, 1995 · Article



Cambodian Asthma Cultural Profile

Information about Cambodian perspectives on Asthma.

February 1, 1995 · Article


Amharic Asthma Cultural Profile

Difficulty breathing and the struggle for air were the most commonly reported symptoms of asthma.

February 1, 1995 · Article