Thank you for meeting us at the Union World Conference

The Union World Conference on Lung Health was held from 20 to 24 October and at KNCV, we were very excited to be part of it! The program was outstanding with urgent TB subjects, of which many in the light of a joint response to the COVID19 pandemic. For the first time, we met many of you – our TB colleagues, partners and funders – virtually instead of in and around the conference rooms: an inspiring event!

Over 50 KNCV delegates attended the Union Conference, and 22 KNCV presented their abstracts. You can find the complete overview in the KNCV at the Union Conference schedule.

Thank you for meeting us at the conference and look forward to seeing you again!

 

Mustapha Gidado,

Executive Director KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Programme: all KNCV presentations & symposia

Check out the complete overview of all KNCV presentations during the 51st Union World Conference. We are proud to present our lessons learned, experiences, and knowledge on subjects ranging from Digital Innovations and Childhood TB to Strategic Planning and many more.

KNCV Programme

KNCV HIGHLIGHTS AT THE UNION WORLD CONFERENCE

  • Symposium - The people-centred framework for strategic planning

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  • Symposium - Childhood TB: alternative sample types

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  • Presentation - COVID-19: impact on active TB case finding in Nigeria

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Introducing LIFT-TB

TB Alliance will announce a new initiative called LIFT-TB (Leveraging Innovation for Faster Treatment of Tuberculosis) on 21 October at 1 PM CET. The launch event, focused on supporting the introduction of new TB therapies, will take place in the form of a Zoom webinar featuring critical voices in the global fight against tuberculosis.

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