Middle East

The Union provides technical assistance and training to a number of countries across the region including Djibouti, Morocco and United Arab Emirates.

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Health Challenges in Middle East


TB cases annually


drug-resistant TB cases


of deaths are due to noncommunicable diseases

Members of The Union Middle East Region

The Union is divided into seven regions to provide a platform for addressing lung health and related issues from a regional perspective. This structure offers members opportunities to network with colleagues who face the same regional challenges and contributes to The Union's deep understanding of local issues. 

The Union Middle East Region is made up of organisational and individual members.

Members in action

Critical platform to unite regional experts

The 29th Conference of The Union Middle East Region, in conjunction with the 59th International Congress of the Egyptian Society of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, assembled a broad coalition of lung health experts in Cairo with over 1000 participants.

Organised by Union members, the conference brings together experts to discuss regional perspectives on tuberculosis, asthma and pulmonary infections, air pollution and air quality.


Consultant national basé au Sénégal, médecin santé publique (H/F), spécialisé (e) tuberculose et maladies respiratoires

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Sur financement de l’Agence Française de Développement, L’Union met en œuvre le projet CETA qui a pour objectif général de Contribuer à l’Elimination de la Tuberculose en Afrique. Date de validité: 30/09/2022