Category Archives: 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health

The 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France.

Steps toward integrated TB/HIV advocacy in Kenya

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Evelyne Kibuchi is a senior tuberculosis (TB) advocacy officer at the Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO), a national umbrella organization of civil society groups in Kenya that collaborate for resource mobilization for TB and HIV. Kibuchi set the stage for her presentation at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in France on Saturday by […]

Scaling up partnership for TB/HIV integration in the vertical health care system in Ukraine

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Zaheld Islam of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in the Ukraine shared his organization’s work on TB/HIV integration at a Saturday session of the Union World Conference on Lung Health in France.  The Alliance is a Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria sub-grantee in the Ukraine with resources from both TB and HIV grants. […]

Improving quality of coverage of collaborative TB-HIV activities

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An oral abstract symposium featured a number of presentations on this broad topic at the Union World Conference on Lung Health Friday.  What follows is a snapshot of several of them: Successfully tested but not enrolled in HIV care, missed opportunities for TB patients in rural Zambia S. Muvuma reported on a study that followed […]

Snapshots of community advocacy in high-burden TB countries

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At the Union World Conference on Lung Health Thursday, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hosted a forum that showcased civil society tuberculosis (TB) advocacy efforts and outlined the Global Fund’s work to ensure the inclusion of civil society in country-level processes related to Fund grant-making.   Jeremiah Muhwa Chakaya from Kenya […]