The Stephen Lawn Memorial Fund for TB and AIDS Research Leadership will support a lecture and a new prize on TB-HIV.
The Union strongly supports New Delhi Declaration to End TB
Today, 22 March 2017, The Union expressed strong support for a meeting convened over two days in New Delhi, India, which resulted in all 11 member states of the South-East Asia Region signing a Call for Action to End TB.
Union letter to U.S. Ambassador in Vietnam questions Embassy’s role in meetings between Philip Morris International and Vietnam government ministers
The Union joined international calls for the U.S. Ambassador in Vietnam to reconsider facilitation of meetings between Vietnam’s government and Philip Morris International (PMI) as part of a delegation organised by the US-ASEAN Business Council.
Ahead of World TB Day, the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health launched in Guadalajara, Mexico
Today the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health was officially launched, just ahead of World TB Day on 24 March. Renowned Mexican international footballer, Andrés Guardado, was announced as official ambassador for the conference.
Mexican footballer Andrés Guardado announced as Conference Ambassador for the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, to be held in Guadalajara, Mexico
At the official launch of The 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, to be held at the Expo Guadalajara Convention Centre in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 11-14 October, Mexican footballer Andrés Guardado was announced as Conference Ambassador.
In op-ed Union Executive Director calls on WHO to fix TB list mistake
In the health publication STAT, today, Executive Director of The Union, José Luis Castro, condemns the failure to include TB on the WHO global pathogen priority list as a drastic mistake which must be corrected.
First Steve Lawn Memorial Lectures held in advance of World TB Day in London and Cape Town
The lecture, ‘An epidemic uncurbed: Tuberculosis control measures in Cape Town, 1910 to 2010’, was given by Prof Robin Woods of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, on Monday, 13 March in London, UK and on Thursday, 16 March in Cape Town, South Africa.
Abstracts now being accepted online for Union Africa Region conference
Online submission of abstracts is now open for the 20th Union Africa Region Conference, which will be held in Accra, Ghana, from 10-13 July 2017.
Zimbabwe premiere for new film to raise awareness and challenge TB stigma
The Lucky Specials, which aims to demystify TB and educate diverse audiences about the disease through music and entertainment, will premiere today in Harare, Zimbabwe.
International Women’s Day reminds us of the need to fight inequality to end TB
On International Women’s Day, Past President of The Union, Dr E. Jane Carter reflects on the lives of women and their children cruelly affected by tuberculosis (TB).
Union President encourages sustained efforts to rectify WHO's pathogen list TB omission
The Union's President, Dr Jeremiah Chakaya Muhwa, has today sent the following letter to all Union members calling for continued and united action to address the World Health Organisation's (WHO) omission of TB from it's 'priority pathogen' list.