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Title of Collaborative Activity:

The Federal Tuberculosis Task Force

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Federal Tuberculosis (TB) Task Force is a coalition composed of the Federal agencies and organizations involved in U.S. TB control efforts. Established in 1991, the Task Force facilitates coordination of activities between Federal agencies. It was created by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to address the outbreaks of multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB occurring during the 1985-1992 surge in TB cases. The TB Task Force is co-chaired by CDC and NIAID.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:

1991

NIH Participating Institutes/Centers/Office of the Director:

NIAID

HHS Agency Collaborators on this Activity:

AHRQ, CDC, FDA, HRSA, IHS, OS