International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

November edition of The Union's newsletter

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) released its November newsletter, presenting the initiatives and activities carried out during the month, including a message from the Executive Director José Luis Castro on World AIDS Day. It also contains information about upcoming events.

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The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health to be held in India

Ending The Emergency: The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health comes to India, the country with the world’s highest tuberculosis burden

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

So far, different standardised regimens are prescribed according to the status of the patient (new or previously treated) and/or the resistance of the bacilli: the cascade approach. These days, the TB drug pipeline is the best it has been for at least the last decade and there are currently numerous clinical trials underway looking at new drugs and new combinations for the treatment of TB. Does this re-invigorated drug pipeline allow for a change in approach to the management of drug-resistant TB moving away from the cascade approach to using the strongest possible regimens in the initial treatment of drug-resistant TB?

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October edition of The Union's newsletter

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) released its October newsletter, presenting the initiatives and activities carried out during the month, including highlights from the 2018 Union World Conference on Lung Health. It also contains information about upcoming events.

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IJTLD November 2018 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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Highlights from the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

 

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Union launches field guide for the management of drug-resistant TB

The Union launched a new technical resource on drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) management during a press conference on DR-TB at the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health, in The Hague, The Netherlands today (October 25).

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September edition of The Union's newsletter

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) released its September newsletter, presenting the initiatives and activities carried out during the month. It also contains information about upcoming events.

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IJTLD October 2018 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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The Union: Official briefing of United Nations Correspondents ahead of HLM on TB

As part of a series of press briefings, Paula I Fujiwara, The Union's Scientific Director, briefed members of the United Nations Correspondents Association in New York on the forthcoming UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB taking place on 26 September.

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