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Conference 10/24-10/27: 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – Sunday, October 28, 2018

lung health

Join Abt Associates at the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health. The event brings together clinicians and public health workers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by lung disease worldwide. This year's theme is, Declaring our Rights: Social and Political Solutions.

Abt staff will present the following:


October 25, 2:07-2:14 p.m. | Oceania 70
SOA05-1043-25 - Institutionalization of community-based treatment supporters in Kyrgyzstan improves TB treatment adherence and provides more patient-centred care
Presenter: Dasha Migunov, Abt Associates

October 25, 11:14-11:25 a.m. | Kilimanjaro 1&2 (90)
OA01-204-25 - Improving government funding to end tuberculosis through sustainable financing methods and reforms: what is the cost?
Presenter: Francis Ilika, Abt Associates

October 27, 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Regulation as an essential tool for successful tuberculosis public-private mix in Ethiopia
Presenter: Asfawesen Gebre-Yohannes


October 25, 1:30 - 1:35 p.m. | Poster Area
PS08-486-25 - Comprehensive reform of the TB healthcare system in Kyrgyz Republic
Presenter: Rakhat Cholurova, Abt Associates

WHEN: October 24-27, 2018

WHERE: The Hague, The Netherlands

Learn more about Abt's work in Strengthening Health Systems to Combat Tuberculosis.