Africa France Summit adopts Bamako Declaration

Africa France Summit adopts Bamako Declaration

The 27th Africa France Summit in Mali ended with African leaders and France adopting the final draft of the Bamako Declaration.

01/16/2017 01/16/2017

The 27th Africa France Summit in Mali ended with African leaders and France adopting the final draft of the Bamako Declaration.

Oceans, Tuberculosis and Killer Robots – the UN’s Diverse Agenda in 2017

Oceans, Tuberculosis and Killer Robots – the UN’s Diverse Agenda in 2017

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.

01/10/2017 01/10/2017

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.

Press releases of the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Press releases of the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

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:

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

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:

Social protection for a more holistic approach to ending TB

Social protection for a more holistic approach to ending TB

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.

10/28/2016 10/28/2016

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: Studies

Natural Disasters and Weak Health Systems Force Innovative Approaches to Delivering Tuberculosis Treatment and Care: Studies

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.

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

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.

Migrants Must not be Left out of Efforts to End Tuberculosis

Migrants Must not be Left out of Efforts to End Tuberculosis

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...

03/23/2016 03/23/2016

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 “Zero TB Initiative” sparks new action to end TB

The “Zero TB Initiative” sparks new action to end TB

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.

07/25/2016 07/25/2016

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 migrants

TB elimination at stake unless Europe cares urgently for vulnerable, poor and marginalized populations and migrants

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. 

04/14/2016 04/14/2016

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 venues

The Union and University of Aberdeen launch new free toolkit for measuring air quality in hospitality venues

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.

08/03/2016 08/03/2016

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.