Tuberculosis Telephone Consultation Service

Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association provides free consultation on tuberculosis (TB).

The service includes up-to-date clinical information on TB, and individualized expert case consultation across the broad range of clinical TB problems. It is staffed by nurses who are experienced in TB care.

The consultation is especially designed for foreigners. We offer language support (English, Korean [Reservation required], Chinese, Vietnamese, Burmese [during the morning], Nepali [second and fourth Tuesday morning only]) and the staffs are trained to understand the sensitivity of cultural differences.

TB is a communicable disease among people. However, if you receive proper treatment, it can be cured completely. All information is kept strictly confidential. We are here to help you.


Please call us

When you have any of these symptoms:

  • a cough for more than two weeks
  • phlegm
  • fatigue
  • chest pain

You may have tuberculosis (TB)!
TB is a contagious disease caused by TB germs. If you have TB, TB germs may spread to your family and neighbours. But TB can be completely cured by proper treatment.

With our telephone service-
A doctor, a nurse, and a case worker are ready to assist you with your problems. Translators ( in Chinese, Korean, English, Burmese, Vietnamese) are alos available.

Our services include:

  • information about the disease itself
  • referral to a doctor/hospital
  • its treatment and medical expenses
  • others

All information is kept strictly confidential.






3-1-24 Matsuyama, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo 204-8533 Japan