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Global luminaries open the Union World Conference on Lung Health, marking The Union’s centennial

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As The Union celebrates its one hundredth birthday, we embark upon the first-ever virtual Union World Conference, in an Opening Ceremony unprecedented for its line-up of international luminaries. Including President Bill Clinton and WHO Director-General Dr Tedros.

President Bill Clinton and WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to speak at the Union World Conference

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They will address the opening ceremony of the 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health, taking place virtually 20-24 October 2020. TB survivors Tamaryn Green and Divya Sojan will also speak of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those affected by TB in their respective countries.

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