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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…
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.
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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…
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…
Availability of and challenges to resistance testing for second-line drugs, including the new and repurposed TB drugs
subtitle: Thursday 24 September,
The session reported on the survey of Union members and members of Global Drug Initiative and Global Laboratory Initiative about the availability of drug susceptibility testing, followed by a discussion of potential strategies to expand this availability.
subtitle: Tuesday 8 September, 14:00 - 15:00 PM CEST
Determining the source of a zoonotic infection is generally limited to whole-genome sequencing. In this webinar, leaders in the development of new rapid TB diagnostic tests discussed the challenges and progress, including rapidly identifying cases of ZTB.
Maintaining essential child and adolescent TB services during the COVID-19 pandemic: practical solutions and lessons learnt
subtitle: Thursday 3 September, 13:00 - 14:30 PM CEST
Although the primary risk of coronavirus infection in young people with co-morbidities such as TB, HIV, or severe malnutrition is still uncertain, the negative impact of the pandemic on this already vulnerable population is becoming clear.
subtitle: Thursday, 27 August, 14:00 - 15:00 PM CEST
Speakers highlight recent literature on epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical signs, risk stratification, pulse oximetry, treatment approaches, including CPAP, clinical trials, air pollution, stakeholder perspectives and prevention efforts, as well as the latest on COVID-19 as a…
Desafios no enfrentamento da TB-COVID-19: situação em Moçambique, manifestações clínicas em adultos e diagnóstico sorológico
subtitle: Thursday, 13 August, 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Portuguese language webinar
Rôles et responsabilités dans la réponse au Covid-19, aux maladies non transmissibles (MNT) et au tabac
subtitle: Tuesday, 28 July, 13:00 – 15:00 CEST
French language webinar
subtitle: Thursday, 16 July, 15:00 PM - 16:00 CEST
Speaker: Mark Jackwood, University of Georgia
Moderator: Liliana Salvador, University of Georgia, USA
subtitle: Friday 10 July, 2:00 - 3:00 AM CEST
Expert speakers will discuss The Union's new position paper 'Where bans are best: Why LMICs must prohibit e-cigarettes and heated tobacco product sales to truly tackle tobacco' which considers the potential impact that novel products could have on low- and middle-income…
subtitle: Thursday 9 July, 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
This webinar will discuss the importance of stigma in health care facilities and amongst health care providers, and how to recognise and effectively address it. Recognising and addressing stigma in health care facilities and improving the well-being of care providers offers…
subtitle: Wednesday 1 July, 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
This Union member-led webinar builds on this IJTLD article, describing the TB and COVID-19 situation in Zimbabwe, and discussing safeguarding the provision of TB and collaborative TB-HIV services in Africa. Recent international guidance on TB-HIV care during COVID-19 will…
subtitle: Qua, 01 Jul 2020 às 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Portuguese language webinar
Facilitadores: Anete Trajman (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) e Anna Cristina Carvalho (Fiocruz, MS). Apresentadores: Dr Denise Arakaki, Ministério da Saúde, Prof Ethel Leonor Maciel, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Carla…
subtitle: Mié., 24 de Jun. de 2020 16:00 - 17:45 CEST
Spanish language webinar
Los facilitadores serán el Dr. Gustavo Zabert y el Lic. Gustavo Sóñora.
Los expositores serán la Dra. Laura Llambí, el Dr. Rogelio Pérez Padilla y el Dr. Carlos Jiménez Ruiz. Con comentario especial del Dr Eduardo Bianco.
subtitle: Tuesday 23 June, 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
TB remains the number one global infectious-disease killer and prevention remains key to its elimination. While prevention of any infectious disease makes intuitive public health sense, TB prevention has been a relatively neglected area in TB control efforts until recently.…
subtitle: Thursday 18 June, 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Kate O’Brien and Ezio Tavora Dos Santos Filho, both TB survivors, will chair the discussion. The panellists will be: Claire Forlani, film and television actor and Union Ambassador. Dr Purna C. Kashyap, a COVID-19 survivor, based in the USA. Ms Athira Elssa Johnson, who is…
Monitoring the COVID-19 Pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa: paying attention to health facility admissions and deaths
subtitle: Wednesday 10 June, 14:00-15:00 CEST
Speakers: Former Union President Jeremiah Chakaya, Leo Martinez, Anthony D Harries.
subtitle: jueves 28 de mayo, 10:00-11:00 CDT
Spanish language webinar:
Moderadores: Gustavo Sóñora y Cristiane Vianna
Participación especial: Dra Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva
Expositores: Silvana Rubano Turci, Jorge Vega Cárdenas, Rodrigo Bolaños
subtitle: mercredi 20 mai, 14.00-15.00 CEST
Modérateurs : Kobto Ghislain Koura et Bertrand Kampoer
Topic 1. COVID-19 : Considérations pour la prise en charge de la tuberculose. Présentateur : Dennis Falzon
Topic 2. Comment la communauté peut aider les PNT dans le contexte du…
Panel discussion: How to prevent 1.4 million deaths: Advancing TB care and prevention in the time of COVID-19
subtitle: Wednesday 20 May, 16.00-17:00 CEST
Moderator: Victoria MacDonald, Channel 4 news
Panellists: Lucica Ditiu, Stop TB Partnership, Marijke Wijnroks, The Global Fund, Tereza Kasaeva, WHO, Cheri Vincent, USAID, Catharina Boehme, FIND, José Luis Castro, The Union, Subrat Mohanty, The Union
subtitle: Tuesday 12 May, 10.00-11:30 CEST
Moderator: Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service & Coordinator - APCAT Media
Speakers: Khagraj Adhikari, Member of Parliament, Nepal and Chair-APCAT Parliamentarians; Shameem Haider Patwary, Member of Parliament, Bangladesh; Bima Arya Sugiarto, Mayor, Bogor City…
Respiratory protection against TB and infectious diseases (including COVID – 19) transmitted by airborne and droplet spread
subtitle: Tuesday 12 May, 15.00-16.00 CEST
Chairs: Amanda Christensen, Australian Respiratory Council and Niesje Jansen, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
Speakers: Dr Carrie Tudor, International Council of Nurses, Dr Grigory Volchenkov, Vladimir Regional Tuberculosis Control Center, End TB Transmission Initiative (…
subtitle: Thursday 7 May, 12.00-13.00 CEST
Speakers: Dr KS Sachdeva (TBC), Indian NTP, Dr Masoud Dara, WHO Regional Office for Europe, and Dr Eliud Wandwalo, The Global Fund, Switzerland.
subtitle: Thursday 30 April, 12.00-13.00 CEST
Chairs: Dr Grania Bridgen, The Union and Dr Francesca Conradie, Helen Joseph Hospital
Speakers: Dr Dennis Falzon, WHO, Dr Vivian Cox, and Dr Norbert Ndjeka, National TB Programme of South Africa