TB in Focus

Tuberculosis Program Evaluation & Research Unit

TB in Focus is a digital hub created to consolidate TB research in Canada and disseminate knowledge to a diverse range of users and information seekers.

We bring together academics, healthcare practitioners, advocates, and communities with the goal of a TB-free Canada.

TB is the leading infectious disease killer in the world

1.8 Billion

people infected with TB worldwide.

1.6 Million

deaths due to TB in 2017.

10 Million

new cases of TB in 2017 alone.

About us

The Tuberculosis Program Evaluation and Research Unit (TB PE & RU) was established in Edmonton, Alberta in 1998. We provide programming and data analysis support to national, provincial, regional and local public health and health care organizations, to inform strategic planning for TB prevention and care.

Tb Research

TB Advocacy and Community Building

Knowledge Sharing

Collaborating on TB Research in Canada

Get in touch


3rd Floor, 8334A Aberhart Centre
11402 University Avenue, NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2J3

Phone Number

(780) 407-1427


(780) 407-1429