QIAGEN is an international company with focuses on many fields, but one of their larger focuses is the elimination of TB. QIAGEN has developed innovative and reliable screening processes to aide in the early detection and prevention of TB. They are also focused on education both domestically in the US, and worldwide. They work with organizations, customers, individual practitioners, and even patients to raise awareness about the dangers of TB and its spread. As one of the only Union members from industry, they feel it is important that they stress how crucial it is for industry and the medical world to work together to achieve the common goal of eliminating TB.