Upcoming webinars

Past webinars

Tuberculosis and Diabetes Mellitus (TB-DM): update on science and implementation.Postponed: webinar leaders are supporting COVID

02:00 PM to 03:00 PM On Friday, 05 June 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Childhood pneumonia in lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs) - state of the art

02:00 PM to 03:00 PM On Thursday, 27 August 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Novel rapid diagnostics for assessing zoonotic tuberculosis

02:00 PM to 03:00 PM On Tuesday, 08 September 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Availability and challenges of resistance testing for second-line drugs, including new and repurposed tuberculosis (TB) drugs

02:00 PM to 03:00 PM On Thursday, 24 September 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Smokeless tobacco: Prevalence, policy and future challenge

01:00 PM to 02:00 PM On Thursday, 15 October 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Article 5.3: Implementation and challenges

01:00 PM to 02:00 PM On Thursday, 19 November 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Transmission of M. tuberculosis in HIV prevalent settings

03:00 PM to 04:00 PM On Thursday, 03 December 2020 Time in Europe/Brussels

Global Indigenous Activism in HIV –what lessons can we learn for TB

Aired live on Thursday, 23 April 2020

Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) to monitor and improve the outcomes of tuberculosis therapy

Aired live on Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Monastery Magic, from TB to Zero TB

Aired live on Thursday, 27 February 2020

Progress and Best Practices of MPOWER Implementation in Tobacco Control

Aired live on Tuesday, 03 December 2019

TB and Maternal and Child Health

Aired live on Friday, 15 November 2019

Navigating the Union World Conference on Lung Health for Communities and Civil Society

Aired live on Thursday, 17 October 2019

Integration of tobacco control in national tuberculosis programmes

Aired live on Friday, 11 October 2019

A balanced approach to effective use of Xpert for TB diagnosis: access vs. optimisation

Aired live on Monday, 30 September 2019

Implementation science to improve the quality of TB care

Aired live on Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Financial support for Operational Research within Global Fund investments

Aired live on Thursday, 05 September 2019

Lungs past and future: recognising and treating respiratory disease arising in early life

Aired live on Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Improved endpoints for MDR-TB treatment

Aired live on Monday, 08 July 2019

Providing clinical guidance on interpretation of drug resistance testing using LPA based on the GLI guide (FLD and SLDs)

Aired live on Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Double trouble: diabetes and tuberculosis

Aired live on Thursday, 23 May 2019

Post-TB lung disease – current state of the science

Aired live on Thursday, 16 May 2019

Introduction to the Patient Pathway Analysis (PPA)

Aired live on Thursday, 18 April 2019

Embedding operational research into a National Tuberculosis Control Programme: is it worth it and how should we do it

Aired live on Monday, 01 April 2019

Best laboratory techniques to diagnose Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis)

Aired live on Thursday, 21 March 2019

Global TB R&D: Funding Needs and Advocacy Priorities

Aired live on Monday, 04 March 2019

LTBI: New guidelines from the WHO; getting away from INH

Aired live on Monday, 04 February 2019

Debate on the future of treatment for drug-resistant TB

Aired live on Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Surveillance and Diagnostic Challenges on at Risk Populations

Aired live on Tuesday, 04 September 2018

Sustainability of BSL-2 & BSL-3 (moderate-risk & high-risk) TB laboratories: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Aired live on Thursday, 02 August 2018

Promoting quality in the implementation of tuberculosis infection controls

Aired live on Thursday, 12 July 2018

Results of the 2017 and 2018 DR-TB WG Surveys of the rollout of the 9-month regimen and the new drugs

Aired live on Thursday, 07 June 2018

The WHO's Ethics Guidance for the Implementation of the End TB Strategy: New Questions and Ways Forward

Aired live on Thursday, 24 May 2018

Best Practice for The Care of Patients with TB: a guide for low-income countries and for care and support of patients with TB

Aired live on Monday, 14 May 2018

The Union is an influential network of members, including over 850 staff based in 10 offices, and 25,000 rural health care providers, 15,000 community volunteers and thousands of partner organisations worldwide.The Union’s work directly supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, a universal set of goals that UN member states use to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.
Sustainable Development Goal 3 is to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. To measure progress against this goal there are targets that cover global health priorities, including maternal and child health, communicable diseases, universal health coverage and non-communicable diseases.


International TB experts gather for the first time in 1867 to share strategies for fighting “the White Plague” – tuberculosis.
Prof Robert Koch of Berlin identifies Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the cause of TB in 1882.
Cross of LorraineIn 1902, the Central Bureau for the Prevention of Tuberculosis is established in Berlin and adopts the Cross of Lorraine as its symbol. WWI forces its closure.

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