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TB Program Evaluation


 Network (TB PEN)





TB programs use program evaluation as a mechanism to reach the goal of TB elimination.



The mission of TB PEN is to develop and strengthen the capacity of state and local TB programs to monitor and evaluate their programs and use findings to enhance effectiveness of prevention and control activities.




Fall of 2022 

TB ETN/PEN Conference




TB PEN Focal Point Member Handbook





Useful Resources  




















PEN Focal Point Call Schedule 


1st Wednesdays every other month - duration 1 hour - 11am PST; 2pm EST


(this page also includes presentation powerpoints and Focal Point call notes)






2021 TB PEN Steering Committee Members


(list of members with contact information)  




PEN Steering Committee Monthly Call Notes (includes a facilitator schedule)








NTIP Coordinating Committee






TB ETN/PEN Conference materials (conference is now held every other year)


 2011  2012   2014 2016 2018 2020-Canceled due to COVID-19 2022






 (insert hyperlink to Conference materials)      








Please select the NTIP focus area you are interested in:




  • TB Case Rates (in populations: U.S.-born persons, foreign-born persons, U.S.-born non-Hispanic blacks, and children younger than 5 years of age)

  • Cohort Review 

  • Completion of Treatment

  • Contact Investigations

  • Data Reporting (Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis [RVCT], the Aggregate Reports for Tuberculosis Program Evaluation [ARPEs], and the Electronic Disease Notification [EDN] system)  

  • Human Resource Development Plan

  • Immigrants and Refugees Evaluations 

  • Known HIV Status

  • TB Infection 

  • Laboratory Reporting

  • Program Evaluation

  • Recommended Initial Therapy

  • Risk Assessment tools 

  • Sputum Culture Conversion

  • Sputum Culture Reporting

  • TB Training Focal Points 

  • Treatment Initiation

  • Universal Genotyping  



    If you have a tool to submit, please fill out the brief Tool Explanation Form and send it along with your tool(s) to one of the Steering Committee members.






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