When you join The Union, you become part of a diverse community of professionals, experts and healthcare workers, with access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise, empowered by the strength of a collective voice.
As a member, you share The Union’s vision and values, and are committed to developing solutions and action through collaboration, at a global and local level.
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Shape the future of lung health
The Union's scientific sections and working groups offer members an opportunity to work with others who share the same interests and collaborate on research, publications and projects. They propose sessions and contribute to the planning of the Union World Conference on Lung Health, and influence the future of lung heath through the governance of The Union.
Members join forces to creates change locally and globally
The Union is divided into seven regions to provide a platform for addressing lung health and related issues from a regional perspective, allowing member to network with colleagues who face the same challenges and contribute to The Union's deep understanding of local issues.
All of our webinars are Union member-led, one of the many benefits of being a Union member. Through support from and collaboration with members, The Union is leading the charge against TB and lung disease worldwide. Join or watch the webinars below.
subtitle: Wednesday 24 February, 13:00 – 14:30 CET
Hear from tobacco control implementation experts who share their experiences of achieving high compliance with tobacco control laws, through real-world case studies, and learn how to use these experiences to improve compliance rates.
subtitle: Wednesday 16 December, 16:00 - 17:00 CET
Digital adherence technologies for TB are increasingly being used in a variety of contexts to monitor adherence to TB medications. This presentation aims to acquaint online attendees with the range of DATs being used in high and low TB burden settings.
subtitle: Thursday 3 December, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CET
Speaker Leo Martinez, winner of the 2017 Stephen Lawn TB-HIV Research Leadership Prize, will provide an overview review of transmission dynamics of M. tuberculosis in settings where both tuberculosis and HIV are endemic.
subtitle: Thursday 26 November, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CET
Smokeless tobacco (SLT) users are exposed to a large and varied number of health hazards. It has been estimated that 90 percent of the world's SLT users live in the Southeast Asia region. This webinar will inform the latest research and policy developments on smokeless tobacco use in South Asia, and outline and discuss future challenges in controlling the smokeless tobacco demand and supply.
subtitle: Wednesday 18 November
Article 5.3 in Framework Convention on Tobacco Control provides guidance to protect public health policies from the tobacco industry. This webinar will inform on the straties and challenges for implementing Article 5.3’s Guidelines, address approaches to strong implementation of the Convention and overcome the interference of the tobacco industry.
subtitle: Friday 9 October, 14:00 - 15:00 PM CEST
This webinar is hosted by The Union’s TB and Mental Health working group, in partnership with Survivors Against TB, a community group that works with TB survivors and diverse stakeholders to advocate on creating patient and community focused paradigms of care in TB in India.
Colleagues, friends, members,
For many years, The Union has been supporting, and providing care for people living with…
The Union’s TB and Migration working group has released a statement stressing that there must not be neglect of TB among migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Union’s President, Professor Guy Marks has been recognised for his global contributions to asthma, chronic lung disease,…
The Union World Conference gathers global leaders for innovative science against the backdrop of COVID-19
Marked by global luminaries and held during the official centennial of The Union, the 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health provided an opportunity to celebrate a hundred years of leadership in lung health.
The Union’s awards are an important and valued way to recognise the work being conducted by those dedicated to lung health around the…
World Mental Health Day, 10 October, provides a vital focal point to raise awareness of the significant role that mental health plays in…