World Tuberculosis Day 2022: 24 March
- World Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on 24 March to create awareness among the public about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.
- The theme of World Tuberculosis Day 2022 is ‘Invest to End TB. Save Lives’.
- It was on this day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced that he had discovered the bacterium that causes TB, which opened the way towards diagnosing and curing this disease.