Last Update : 06/11/2008

Union Activity Report 2007

The Union's annual report, which documents its activities, programmes, and finances for the period 1 January 2007 through 31 December 2007, is now available online in a low resolution version. Download the Activity Report.

USAID awards The Union to conduct a 5-year TB programme

The Union has been selected to be the recipient of an USD$80 million Cooperative Agreement for TB research in a recent United States Agency for International Development (USAID) competition. Read the article.

World Conference 2008 covered by Kaiser

For the third time this year, several sessions of the 39th World Conference on Lung Health were recorded and are available for permanent viewing from the Kaiser Family Foundation website.

Building capacity for lung health: 2009-10 course schedule

From medicine to management: Union courses help public health professionals meet today’s challenges. Current programmes focus on tuberculosis, HIV, tobacco control and lung health. Read the schedule here

NEW: Tobacco and TB Guide

The guide, Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Tuberculosis Patients: A Guide for Low-Income Countries, specifically addresses the association between tobacco smoke and tuberculosis, and how tuberculosis patients can be helped to discontinue tobacco use: download the Guide.

Red Book: now in French

The second edition of the “Red Book” has been translated into French, thanks to the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Development Agency. Download