Federal TB Task Force


The Federal Tuberculosis (TB) Task Force is authorized under the Comprehensive TB Elimination Act, 42 USC 247b-6: National strategy for combating and eliminating tuberculosis.

Consultation from multiple external organizations involved in TB elimination and the general public on Federal TB Task Force plans and recommendations is facilitated through the Advisory Council on Tuberculosis Elimination.


Member Agencies

CDC collaborates with the following  agencies to address U.S. TB Elimination:

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

U.S. Agency for International Development

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of Veterans Affairs

Department of Justice

Department of Homeland Security

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases