41st Union World Conference on Lung Health, 11-15 November 2010, Berlin
1 February 2011. Related: Conference reports, TB coinfection, Conference index, World Conference on Lung Health 41st 2010.
Organised by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), this conference is the largest annual lung health event focusing on the issues as they affect low- and middle- income populations.
The theme this year was TB, HIV and Lung Health: From Research and Innovation to Solutions pointing to the need for new drugs and vaccines, but also for the resources and policies required to put these new tools to use to help some of the poorest citizens, where demand and need is the greatest.
Approximately 2500 delegates attended from over 100 countries.
An impressive programme of webcasts from the meeting ensure that most of the oral sessions can now be viewed online, including slide presentations.
The programme and abstract book from this meeting can also be downloaded from the conference website.
Articles from this conference in this issue of HTB include: