Objective : To oversee all scientific activities of The Union.
Tasks: Implemented by two sub-groups
a) Review of scientific activities, projects, national and international courses and studies of The Union as to content, focus quality and ethical principles.
b) Review of the applications of Collaborating Centres. Each Collaborating Centre describes the details of the collaboration project in their application. Collaborating Centres can be designated for a specific period of time after the approval of the Board of Directors and report periodically about the outcome of their activities.
c) Nomination of the winners of the Scientific Prize and the Public Health Prize at each annual scientific meeting. The final decision is made by the Board of Directors.
Sub-group II :
Co-ordination of the programme of the annual scientific meetings of the Union along with the Programme Secretaries of the Scientific Sections.
Chair: Rajita Bhavaraju (USA)
Directors of the Technical Departments of the Institute
|HIV and Tuberculosis||Paula Fujiwara (USA)|
|Lung Health||Chen-Yuan Chiang (The Union)|
|Tobacco Control||Ehsan Latif (United Kingdom)|
|Operational Research||Anthony D Harries (United Kingdom)|
Chairs of Scientific Sections
|HIV||Soumya Swaminathan (India)|
|Lung Health||Guy Marks (Australia)|
|Tobacco Control||Wang Jie (China)|
|Tuberculosis||Richard Zaleskis (Denmark)|
Chairs of Scientific sub-sections
|TB Bacteriology and Immunology||Rumina Hasan (Pakistan)|
|TB Nurses and Allied Professionals||Kerrie Shaw (Australia)|
|Zoonotic TB||Alejandro Perera (Mexico)|
Sub-Group II: Scientific Programme Committee
Programme Secretaries of Scientific Sections
|HIV||Alasdair Reid (South Africa)|
|Lung Health||Anneke Hesseling (South Africa)|
|Tobacco Control||Elangovan Vidhubala (India)|
|Tuberculosis||Chinnambedu N Paramasivan (India)|
Programme Secretaries of Scientific Sub-Sections
|Bacteriology and Immunology||Marina Shulgina (Russian Federation)|
|Nursing and Allied Professionals||Stacie Stender (South Africa)|
|Zoonotic TB||Francisco Olea-Popelka (USA)|
|Paula Fujiwara (USA)|