International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) released its October 2019 newsletter, presenting the initiatives and activities carried out during the month, including a message from the Executive Director José Luis Castro ahead of the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health.

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September 2019 issue of Public Health Action now online

Public Health Action is the free access, online journal of The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. The journal focuses on tuberculosis, lung health, non-communicable diseases and related public health issues.

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IJTLD October 2019 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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Webinar: Navigating the Union World Conference on Lung Health for communities and civil society

On 17 October 2019, from 15:00 - 16:00 (Paris time) the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) will host an open access webinar session titled: "Navigating the Union World Conference on Lung Health for communities and civil society".

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IJTLD September 2019 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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NEJM study shows community-wide active case finding has the potential to End TB using existing tools

The paper, Community-wide Screening for Tuberculosis in a High-Prevalence Setting, published yesterday (October 3) in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that annual community-wide TB screening in a disease endemic area was more effective than standard passive case detection in reducing TB prevalence. The study shows that achieving the rate of decline necessary to reach ambitious End TB targets using existing tools is possible – if efforts are rapidly and adequately scaled up.

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September 2019 edition of The Union's newsletter

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) released its September 2019 newsletter, presenting the initiatives and activities carried out during the month, including a message from the Executive Director José Luis Castro ahead of the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage. It also contains information about upcoming events.

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The Union announces Survivors Summit

The Summit will take place on the eve of the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health to be held on 30 October - 2 November 2019 in Hyderabad, India.

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IJTLD August 2019 issue now online

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is the official publication of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

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PHA supplement: Operational research in Papua New Guinea

Public Health Action (PHA) is the free access, online journal of The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. The journal focuses on TB, lung health, non-communicable diseases and related public health issues.

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