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TB Basics

About Tuberculosis (TB)

TB and One Man's Story

  • TB and One Man's Story: Hmong Video
    The video is in Hmong with English subtitles.
    This 5-minute video describes one man's story of MDR-TB including how TB is transmitted, the symptoms and treatment, as well as working health professionals and public health to identify others who may have been exposed. This video addresses the importance of getting treated for tuberculosis and being healthy to protect family, friends and community.

  • TB and One Man's Story: Somali Video
    The video is in Somali and comes with an English translation of the script. To order a video free of charge, please fill out the TB and One Man's Story DVD Request
    This 26-minute video addresses fears and stigma associated with TB in the Somali culture, describes the symptoms of TB disease, explains how TB is transmitted, clarifies the difference between TB disease and latent TB infection, and stresses the importance of working with physicians and other health professionals in order to be treated for and cured from TB.

Tuberculosis, Germs, and Medicine


The video is in Hmong with English subtitles. Video produced by Public Health Madison and Dane County, WI that provides information about treatment for TB.

Latent Tuberculosis - It's More Common Than You Think


10 minute video presented by Dr. David Griffith, Assistant Medical Director, Heartland National TB Center.

Home Sputum Collection Video


Video produced by Public Health Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin that will show you how to provide a sputum specimen that was requested by your health care provider.

TB Awareness and Treatment ECHO-TV Program

  • Developed as an educational and outreach tool for persons at elevated risk for TB, the DVD contains seven versions of a 20-minute show in the following languages: English, Hmong, Khmer, Lao, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Each version was taped using bilingual and bicultural hosts and health care providers. All non-English programs are subtitled in English. To order a video free of charge, please fill out the TB Awareness and Treatment DVD Request.
Think TB poster with symptoms and referral guidance.
Updated Friday, 15-Nov-2019 14:02:48 CST