47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Event 6 Jan 2016

The event is the premier annual international conference for researchers, health programme managers, policy experts, advocates and other leaders working to address tuberculosis, lung health and other global health issues primarily affecting people living in poverty.

The conference, taking place at the waterfront venue from October 25 - 29 2016, is expected to draw more than 3,000 speakers, researchers and delegates from 125 countries.

The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) based in Paris, draws from the best scientific evidence and expertise to advance health solutions to public health challenges affecting people living in low and middle-income countries. It has a powerful global network of 500 experts based in 13 offices and 17,000 Union members/subscribers, whose work in 156 countries has been supported by US$ 540 million in grants and donations. The World Conference is one key element of its work.

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