Side-meetings are scheduled by groups wishing to take advantage of the presence of international tuberculosis, HIV, tobacco control and lung health experts at the Union World Conference on Lung Health.
A schedule of side-meetings can be found below.
Details about the conference venues can be found on the venues page of this site.
Title: 2019 Working Group on New TB Drugs Annual Meeting
Date and time: 29 October, 16:00- 20:00
Room: Pearl 3
Venue: Cyber Conventions Centre
The Stop TB Partnership Working Group on New Drugs’ Annual Meeting has proven valuable as a neutral forum to bring together those working in TB discovery and development to get a full understanding of the progress, challenges, and critical issues to developing TB treatment. During the meeting, updates will be provided on the most recent advances in the Global TB Drug Pipeline, discussion of pressing issues facing the TB drug R&D community, and other important news in TB drug development.
Title: Lighting the path to TB care – advances in diagnostics
Location: Pearl 1&2, Cyber Convention Centre
Attendees: open to all (even those not registered for TBScience or the Union World Conference)
Each year, on the sidelines of the world’s largest conference on lung health, the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) and the Stop TB Partnership’s New Diagnostics Working Group (NDWG) organize a joint symposium to highlight the latest developments in tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics R&D. Diagnostics often do not exist, are inaccessible, or cost too much. They remain under-resourced and overlooked and together our aim is to shine a light on the urgent need to develop and deliver TB diagnostics that are affordable and accessible. #ItsTime to ensure that rapid TB diagnostic testing is available to all those who need it. The symposium is open to all and will begin with a welcome coffee along with snacks. We look forward to seeing you in Hyderabad.
Organised by: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Date and time: 31 October, 13.30- 16.30
Room: Pearl 2
Where: Room Pearl 3, Cyber Conventions
Chairs: Prof. Frank Cobelens – Professor of Epidemiology and Control of Poverty-Related Infectious Diseases, University of Amsterdam
Dr. Tereza Kasaeva – Director of the World Health Organization Global TB Program