The 27th Africa France Summit in Mali ended with African leaders and France adopting the final draft of the Bamako Declaration.
UN member states hope to reach agreement on a diverse range of global issues in 2017, from managing the world’s oceans to banning killer robots to stopping tuberculosis, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
All the press releases of the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health hold in Liverpool from October 27 to October 29, are now available on:
In countries around the world, the social and financial impact of disease is often overlooked in the conversation about access to services and affordable treatment.
Natural Disasters and Weak Health Systems Force Innovative Approaches to Delivering Tuberculosis Treatment and Care: Studies10/29/2016
New research announced at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health demonstrates the innovation needed to maintain tuberculosis (TB) treatment and care in the face of natural disasters and weak health systems.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is marking this year’s World TB Day by highlighting the critical importance of engaging in productive multi-sectoral partnerships to promote the health and well-being of migrants and mobile populations around the world, and help...
The purpose of the initiative is to create ‘islands of elimination’ that will contribute to lowering rates of TB and answer important operational and delivery questions that can support national scale up of a comprehensive strategy.
TB elimination at stake unless Europe cares urgently for vulnerable, poor and marginalized populations and migrants04/14/2016
New data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and WHO/Europe ahead of World TB Day show that an estimated 340,000 Europeans developed tuberculosis (TB) in 2014, corresponding to a rate of 37 cases per 100,000 population.
The Union and University of Aberdeen launch new free toolkit for measuring air quality in hospitality venues08/03/2016
The study used a low-cost monitoring device to gather objective air quality data by measuring fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in around 100 hospitality venues in each of the six cities.