The Union: from evidence to public health action

The Union draws from the best scientific evidence and expertise to advance solutions to public health challenges affecting people living in poverty:

TUBERCULOSIS · TOBACCO USE · HIV AND AIDS · LUNG DISEASE · NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Our partners include governments, international agencies, civil society and the private sector. 

"Know. Share. Act. These principles have driven The Union’s work since its founding nearly 100 years ago."José Luis Castro, Executive Director, The Union
Know

Know

  • We conduct clinical trials testing the efficacy of different treatment regimens for TB and TB-HIV.
  • We build operational research into our missions to identify solutions that lead to improved policy and practice.
  • We analyse health policy and policy transfer issues to strengthen health systems and care.
Share

Share

  • We assist our partners in the delivery of effective public health services.
  • We disseminate the latest knowledge through journals, publications and other resources.
  • We offer courses building technical expertise, management skills and research capacity.
  • We convene conferences and support a global network of members.
Act

Act

  • We deliver life-saving health services in areas of need.
  • We advocate for the policies and resources needed to safeguard health.