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, with the theme ‘Accelerating Implementation through partnership to end TB, HIV/TB, Tobacco and other related NCDs'.

Submissions are encouraged from scientists, clinicians, public health specialists, affected communities and other members of civil society. Union membership is not required.

Abstracts are sought under two categories: scientific research and public health practice.

Proposed sessions and abstracts must be related to lung health issues including tuberculosis and TB co-morbidities, tobacco control, air pollution, COPD, pneumonia, civil society and community engagement and human rights.

The deadline for abstract proposals is 31 March 2017.

Please refer to the guidelines before submitting your proposal, these are available on the conference website and as a downloadable document ( PDF 162 KB).


Guidlelines for abstract submission (PDF 162 KB)


Please submit abstracts using our online system

More information is available on the conference website 2017accralunghealth.org or email uar.team@gmail.com (opens your email client)