TB And Its Challenges: Perspectives on Resurgence, Control and Research

Posted on 17 February 2015

A one day workshop on the many challenges presented by tuberculosis now and in the past

Held at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India. Saturday 28th of February 2015.

We are pleased to announce a one day workshop on tuberculosis and its challenges which will feature a diverse programme of panels and talks by high profile speakers including government officials, WHO officials, historians of medicine and many more. The workshop aims to explore this most dangerous disease in all its complexities, creating new dialogues in the process. To round off the workshop, CGHH's exhibition 'Tuberculosis: A Short History' will also make a welcome return.

A detailed report on the workshop will follow shortly.

This workshop is the result of a collaboration between the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories and the Department of Community Medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College, generously supported by the Wellcome Trust.

A sickly female invalid sits covered up on a balcony overlooking a beautiful view, death (a ghostly skeleton clenching a scythe and an hourglass) is standing next to her; representing tuberculosis. Watercolour by R. Cooper.

Image credit: Wellcome Library London.