The IJTLD is the official publication of The Union, and the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to lung health worldwide. It has more than 21,000 subscribers in 189 countries world-wide.
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Public Health Action is The Union's open access, online journal, which aims to disseminate new knowledge on health systems, public health and health services for vulnerable groups. It is sent to 53,000 recipients.
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In order to share scientific research of immediate concern as rapidly as possible, The Union is fast-tracking the publication of certain accepted articles from the IJTLD and PHA and publishing them in full on our website, prior to their publication in the Journals. Read fast-track articles:
On 18th July 2021, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first use of the BCG vaccine for TB. An Editorial in IJTLD discusses BCG’s efficacy, heterologous protection and controversial link with COVID-19. The preprint is free to read.
An Editorial for IJTLD highlights the importance of TB preventive treatment (TPT) and the launch by WHO, governments, civil society and other partners of a ‘Call to Action’ for broader access to TPT for those in need. The article is free to read.
In this Correspondence accepted article for IJTLD, the authors found a 67.4% decrease in testing, a 66.9% decrease in bacteriologically confirmed (bac+) diagnosis and a 58.9% decrease in diagnosis of all forms TB. The preprint is free to read.