Stellenbosch University and Unitaid have signed a US$ 18.9 million grant agreement to develop child-friendly treatments and preventive therapy for treating multidrug-resistant TB in children.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) launches large Phase III MDR- TB prevention trial for people exposed to multidrug-resistant TB in 12 high burden countries including India
Final results from The Union’s TITI study shows that some 1,700 children under five years of age saved from potentially developing TB in four countries in Francophone Africa
Progress on a new vaccine and focus on prevention announced at the opening of the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Hyderabad, India.
“We are one more cautious, but exciting, step closer to a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB),” said Dr Paula I Fujiwara, Scientific Director of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).
The Honourable Vice-President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, will be the Chief Guest of the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health to be held in Hyderabad, India and will officially inaugurate the conference at its Opening Ceremony next Wednesday, 30 October.
Statement from The Union on the World Health Organization Global Tuberculosis Report 2019
Film and television actress Claire Forlani has accepted a role as ambassador for The Union and will speak at the opening ceremony of the Union World Conference.
India has the highest prevalence of tuberculosis globally and seven of the 10 most polluted cities in the world.