Theme: Driving sustainability through mutual responsibilityVenue:
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Official Language(s): English
The spacious, modern Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia, with its lush garden and view of the Petronas Towers, proved a very congenial setting for the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health. More than 2,600 delegates from 122 countries attended the conference on 13–17 November 2012, which focused on the theme of “Driving Sustainability through Mutual Responsibility”.
In her welcome address, Union President E Jane Carter described the theme as fitting not only to describe the goal for global health programmes, but also as a description of The Union itself and how its members support and sustain each other.
The five-day scientific programme involved presenters from 65 countries offering 150+ postgraduate courses and workshops, symposia, plenary sessions, abstract-driven and poster-related sessions, meet-the-experts and a late-breaker on TB research.