Stream clinical trial results prove that a nine-month treatment regimen for MDR-TB is as effective as the 20-month regimen

Final results released today show that a 9-11-month treatment regimen is as effective in treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

Union Operational Research fellows awarded PhDs

Three students successfully defended their theses to obtain Doctor of Philosophy degrees in their respective fields.

Challenges and opportunities to prevent tuberculosis in people living with HIV in low-income countries

Authors from The Union have published a new paper in The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health – Session and Abstract submissions now open

Submissions are now open for the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health. Interested participants will have the opportunity to present in front of many researchers, global advocates, scientists,......

Appointment of former tobacco industry director as deputy minister of commerce in the Turkish government must be revoked

The Union calls for the Turkish Government to revoke the appointment of Mr Riza Tuna Turagay – a Director of British American Tobacco until January 2019 – as Deputy Minister of Commerce......

The Union North America Region conference highlights innovations and actions to end TB

The 23rd Annual Conference of The Union North America Region welcomed over 300 tuberculosis (TB) experts who heard an engaging programme of sessions, covering the timely topic of the next steps fol......

“Sometimes the discrimination hurts more than the symptoms” - A monk’s journey from patient to community advocate

Ashin Sandawaya is a 46-year-old monk living in Htigyaing, a town in northern Myanmar tells the story of his journey from diagnosis of tuberculosis to community advocate.

New studies provide evidence to strengthen tobacco control in El Salvador

Results of two research studies are released to help understand the processes by which consumers purchase tobacco and thereby strengthen tobacco control in El Salvador.

Open Access Webinar: Debate on the future of treatment for drug-resistant TB

Popular member webinar, Debate on the future of treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), is now available online, with open access.

STOP congratulates WHO for rejecting approach from the Philip Morris International-funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) release press statement on 7 February

Arrival of the first TREATS OneStopTB mobile clinic truck

The first OneStopTB clinic truck has arrived at Zambart House in Lusaka, Zambia. The truck is an all-in-one diagnostic, testing and treatment centre, designed to be taken into remote and difficult-to-reach areas.

TB-Free India Summit sees high-level commitment from Indian government officials to end TB by 2025

With a focus on multisectoral collaboration and partnerships, the TB-Free India Summit brought together a broad range of Indian political leaders including Union Minister of Health and Family Welfa......

World Cancer Day: Growing threat of air pollution on lung health

The Union highlights the growing public health challenges being caused by air pollution, including an estimated 29 percent of all adult deaths from lung cancer being caused by air pollution.

End TB 2019: 23rd Annual Conference of The Union North America Region

Highlights of the End TB 2019: 23rd Annual Conference of The Union North America Region, which will take place in Vancouver, Canada, from 21-23 February 2019.

Looking towards a new year for Union members

We reflect on the achievements made by Union members over the last 12 months.