The Stephen Lawn Memorial Fund for TB and AIDS Research Leadership will support a lecture and a new prize on TB-HIV.
More than 20 million people protected from second-hand smoke as Shenzhen city, China, goes smoke-free
China’s fourth most populous city, Shenzhen, is now 100 percent smoke-free after a law banning smoking in all indoor public places came into full force on 1 January 2017.
Tobacco control to protect health and economies
Strategic use of economic policies proven to reduce tobacco use can save money, as well as lives, concludes a new monograph The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control (PDF 15.8 MB), publishe......
Gain new skills for the new year with The Union
Find the latest Union Courses training information at www.unioncourses.org, our new training and education website. The site is home to courses in Clinical and Operational Management, the Inte......
The Union joins the HIV community to advocate for an end to TB and HIV on World AIDS Day
To mark World AIDS Day on 1 December, The Union participated in celebrations and events around the world.
Subnational government introduces first licensing scheme for tobacco vendors in Bangladesh – model now proposed for national roll out
Bangladesh’s first licensing policy for tobacco vendors will be introduced this month throughout the municipality of Jhenaidah, to regulate sales of tobacco products.
Htun Htun Aung: HIV patients should not be hidden away as if we bring shame on the community
Myanmar is among the world’s 30 high-burden countries for tuberculosis (TB), multidrug-resistant-TB (MDR-TB) and TB-HIV. Every day, The Union works to reduce the burden with a network of comm......
Union statement on UN resolution to convene High-Level Meeting on Global Tuberculosis
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease fully supports the UN’s resolution to convene a High-Level Meeting on Global Tuberculosis, to be held during the UN General Assembly in 2018.
At World Healthcare Forum Union Executive Director calls for innovative collaboration to tackle NCDs
Global leaders, including many from the field of health, gathered to focus on how to achieve a future of sustainable healthcare at the World Healthcare Forum in The Hague, Netherlands, 28-29 November.
Asia Pacific policymakers and mayors unite to expedite tobacco control across the region
Government officials and mayors from the Asia Pacific region who met in Singapore for a two-day tobacco control summit have formed an alliance dedicated to curbing the tobacco epidemic.
Film released to mark one year countdown to Global NCD Alliance Forum
The video has been released to mark the one year countdown to the second Global NCD Alliance Forum, taking place on 9-11 December 2017, in Sharjah, UAE.