Global Tuberculosis Institute
Originally organized as the National Tuberculosis Center in 1993, the role of this research organization spread beyond its borders to a more global presence, hence the name change in 2006 to the Global Tuberculosis Institute. This institute plays a leading role in the international arena, providing expertise in program development, education, training and research to ministers of health, national TB programs and healthcare providers around the globe. This includes countries of the former Soviet Union, China, Japan and North Korea. The work of the Institute's has no borders. Approximately 2500 patients in the Newark area are treated annually.