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4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines (post)

The 4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines will be held in Shanghai, China from 21-24 April 2015. The 4th Global Forum marks the first time that this international gathering of the tuberculosis (TB) vaccine research community will be convened on the Asian continent.

Symposium at Fundación Areces: A new horizon for preventive vaccines against tuberculosis (post)

TBVI, together with Fundación Ramón Areces and the University of Zaragoza, will organise an international symposium on 7-8 May 2014 in Madrid. This symposium will provide a stage to world leaders in the field of new vaccines against TB, to present to the scientific community their efforts and the results of the latest research. Among them are many scientists of TBVI's research partners. This symposium is open to everyone interested in TB vaccine development.

The Union NAR Conference in Boston on 27 February–1 March 2014 (post)

The 18th Annual Conference of The Union North America Region is taking place in Boston, Massachusetts on 27 February – 1 March 2014. The theme of the conference is “Stronger together: Stopping TB from laboratory to clinic”. The conference will provide new insights into the public health and scientific aspects of TB prevention, care and control. Symposia will focus on global TB epidemiology and control, support and management of patients with complex medical and/or behavioural conditions, multi-drug resistance, latency and key developments in laboratory tools and science.

The Union SEAR Conference to be held in Dhaka on 9–12 March 2014 (post)

The 2nd Conference of The Union South-East Asia Region will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 9–12 March 2013. The theme of the conference is “TB in 2050: Challenge to Humanity”. An attractive and diverse conference has been designed by the organising committee. The conference will feature sessions devoted to newly emerging topics such as drug resistance/MDR-TB treatment management, TB in children and LTBI treatment, TB and non-communicable disease/co-morbidities (non-HIV), diabetes and TB, TB nursing and allied professionals, community participation in lung health, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, MPOWER and tobacco control policies, advocacy, human rights and ethics.

Otsuka and The Union announce Global TB Research & Innovation Award (post)

-- Program fosters young leaders in TB research

-- Honorees will receive grant to attend international training in TB control strategies and showcase their research at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health

First-ever TB/HIV networking zone announced for AIDS 2014 (post)

For the first time, the upcoming International AIDS Conference will feature a dedicated hub for discussing the deadly duo of TB-HIV.

November 2014 conference: Developing a rights-based approach to TB: Call for papers (post)

For more information about the conference, click here.

Webcast June 9: A Strategic Approach to Global Tuberculosis (post)

Monday, June 9, 2014: A Strategic Approach to Global Tuberculosis
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EST)
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Washington, D.C., 20036

Call for submissions: First-ever TB/HIV Networking Zone at AIDS 2014 (post)

For the first time, the upcoming International AIDS Conference will feature a dedicated hub for discussing the deadly duo of TB-HIV. Despite TB's status as the leading killer of people with HIV, responses to these two diseases are often disconnected, and collaboration on HIV and TB programs is weak in many places.

Registration opens for 45th Union World Conference in Barcelona (post)

Registration is now open for 45th World Conference on Lung Health, the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, researchers and advocates working to end suffering caused by lung disease. With a record number of abstract submissions—including more focused on tobacco control than ever before—this year’s conference will feature the very best in science and advocacy on tuberculosis, TB-HIV, tobacco and other lung health issues as they impact people living in low- and middle-income countries. If you’re involved in any area of lung health, this is THE conference you don’t want to miss!

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