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Join Us at The Union World Conference on Lung Health 2023

Immerse yourself in the future of lung health at The Union World Conference on Lung Health 2023, amidst the captivating backdrop of Paris from 15 -18 November.

Discover our dynamic programme, thoughtfully designed around the theme, "Transforming Evidence Into Practice." We believe that generating new evidence from research projects is just the beginning; what truly matters is implementation. This is the place where innovation and practice intersect.

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The Union launches new open access journal

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IJTLD Open is a new open access journal to improve and broaden access to scientific knowledge. It officially launches on 1st January 2024 with a call for papers.

Hugh Blackbourn, Director of Publications at The Union, said: “A key part of the Union’s mission is the effective dissemination of knowledge, so we are delighted to launch a new OA journal with no barriers to access.

The Impact of our work

The Union is the world’s first global health organisation, founded in 1920. We are a global leader in ending TB, we fight the tobacco industry, and we solve key problems in treating major diseases.