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they can save lives and

improve quality-of-life for the patient.

TBnet: Moving to a better world.

„Before – After“
"Tuberculosis Awareness Program at Jagdol Village" Development Committee on World TB Day"
"Tuberculosis Awareness Program at Sindupalchowk, Nepal on World TB Day"
"Face of TB"
"XDR-Hostel in Kathmandu"
"TB child in Benin"
"Imagine the first day"
"La principessa prigioniera - The ivory tower’s princess"
"Carbol fuchsin application to sputum smear for diagnosis of tuberculosis, Socios En Salud-Sucursal Perú Microbiology Laboratory, Lima, Peru."
"Child with MDR-TB examining her films"
"Infected cell clumps within the bronchial lumen"
"TB can make patient and doctor smile"
"Sonia in Isolamento"
"Pasta, meat, juice and mycobacterias from your neighbors"

is a network to promote clinically oriented research in the field of tuberculosis in Europe by sharing and developing ideas and research protocols

Latest News

Here you find TBnet related news and general news from clinical tuber-culosis to basic tuberculosis research - usually the paper of the month. You can provide informations on news that should be listed by contacting contact@tb-net.org.

Meetings & Events

Informations on meetings related to tuberculosis or nontuberculous mycobacterial infections and on our TBnet meetings are provided under this link. If you wish meetings to be listed, please contact the TBnet using contact@tb-net.org.


Membership to the TBnet, NTM-NET or ptbnet is free. You can become a TBnet member by completing the sign-up-form and contacting Graham Bothamley or Cordula Ehlers before registration at the website.

  • TB Day 2017
    TB Day 2017


    Submit your image of TB and win an iPad!

    TBnet calls for a photograph related to TB for a photoexhibition and book. 

    Submit your images of TB by March 3st 2017 to cehlers@fz-borstel.de. Photos will be judged by an international jury.





    Submit up to 3 photos, a title and a description for the TBnet photoproject and explain what you wish to improve in TB treatment

    The photographer of the best image will be awarded



    ·    Tuberculosis (TB)is a curable contagious infectious disease

    ·    TBbacilli are transmitted through the air

    ·    TB is one of the 10 leading causes of deaths worldwide

    ·    Patients withTB face a longstanding treatment with a combination of antibiotics

    ·    Emerging drug-resistanceof TBbacilli challenges the success of TB therapy

    ·    Patients with TB experience isolation and fear to be the source of infection to family and other contacts


    Submit your image of TB and win an iPad! Deadline: March 31st 2017


    ·    TBnet calls for a photograph related to TBfor a photoexhibition and book

    ·    Submit your images of TB by March 31st 2017 to cehlers@fz-borstel.de

    ·    Submit up to 3 photos, a title and a description for the TBnet photoproject

    ·    Explain what you wish to improve in TB treatment

    ·    Photos will be judged by an international jury

    ·    The photographer of the best image will be awarded


     Find submission details here.


    TBnet Photo Contest Forms - please fill both and send back with email