World TB Day, 24 March 2009

On World TB Day 2009, WHO/Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the two leading organizations dealing with health surveillance in Europe, released their first joint surveillance report on tuberculosis (TB). Several countries throughout the European Region organized activities to commemorate the Day. The 2009 celebration continued with the slogan “I am stopping TB” to recognize how people around the Region fight the disease.