Join us on Twitter for live #TBchat

Experts from WHO/Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) will answer questions on tuberculosis (TB) during a live Twitter chat on Friday, 22 March 2013, 10.00–11.00 UTC/GMT (11:00–12:00 CET, Copenhagen time). The chat, using the hashtag #TBchat, is part of activities throughout the WHO European Region for World TB Day, marked annually on 24 March.

Experts from WHO/Europe and ECDC (Dr Masoud Dara and Dr Marieke J. van der Werf, respectively) will jointly host the chat.

Topics to be discussed

  • Latest findings from surveillance in the WHO European Region
  • Research to find and develop new testing methods, TB drugs and vaccines
  • Extrapulmonary TB
  • Multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (M/XDR-TB)

How to send questions to #TBchat

Send your questions as tweets to @WHO_Europe or @ECDC_EU, using the hashtag #TBchat

If you are unable to join the live chat, leave questions for the experts on the WHO/Europe Facebook page.

After the chat, a summary of the discussion will be available on Storify.