Union webinars

The Union, in collaboration with its global community of members, hosts an ongoing open-access webinar series on tuberculosis, tobacco control, COVID-19 and other lung diseases.

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TB and Mental Health: An overview

subtitle: Friday 9 October, 14:00 - 15:00 PM CEST

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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,

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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.

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

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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.

Where Bans Are Best: LMICs Must Prohibit E-cigarettes & HTPs to Tackle Tobacco

subtitle: Friday 10 July, 2:00 - 3:00 AM CEST

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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…

Preserving TB and TB-HIV services in the face of an unprecedented pandemic in Africa

subtitle: Wednesday 1 July, 12:00 - 13:00 CEST

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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…

Fumar en tiempos de COVID-19

subtitle: Mié., 24 de Jun. de 2020 16:00 - 17:45 CEST

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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.

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

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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

APCAT Webinar: Government accountability in responding to COVID-19, NCDs and Tobacco Use

subtitle: Tuesday 12 May, 10.00-11:30 CEST

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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

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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 (…