44th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Paris, France: -

Theme: Shared air, safe air?


Palais des Congrès de Paris
2, Place de la Porte Maillot
75017 Paris

Official Language(s): English and French

The 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health, was held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France on 30 October–3 November 2013.

The conference theme was "Shared Air, Safe Air?" This theme reflected growing concerns about the need to improve or preserve the quality of the air we breathe for both healthy and vulnerable persons alike.

The vital importance of "Shared Air, Safe Air?" was a recurrent theme throughout the five-day scientific programme, which also presented the latest developments in the related fights against tuberculosis, HIV, lung disease, non-communicable diseases and the global campaign for tobacco control.