Currently the following sessions will take place on Tuesday, 13 November 2012. Any further sessions will be updated shortly.
stop tb symposium
Accelerating Impact : 'Developing a post-2015 Stop TB Strategy and Targets'
DATE: Tuesday, 13 November 2012
TIME: 09:00 - 18:00
ROOM: Plenary Hall (Level 1)
The Stop TB Symposium is organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is open to all delegates; no badge is required to access the meeting room.
Click here for further information on the Stop TB Symposium
union ADMINISTRATIVE meetings
|Tuesday, 13 November 2012|
|13:00 - 16:00||Coordinating Committee of Scientific Activities (CCSA)||Room: Hospitality Lounge 2|
09:00-17:00: J2J Programme Room 304
The National Press Foundation and The Union are offering the 4th annual Journalist-to-Journalist (J2J) training on lung health issues at the World Conference.The training runs from Monday-Wednesday, 12-14 November and then the journalists participate in the conference. The training is designed for working journalists who want to increase their knowledge and skills at developing stories on lung health and related issues, such as the social, political and economic impact of lung disease. Sessions also cover the latest research, solutions and innovations that are in the pipeline.
Coordinators: Bob Meyers, Linda Streitfeld, National Press Foundation (USA), Alice Boatwright, The Union (France)
Tuesday, 13 November 2012
13:00-17:00: Room: Conference Hall 1
(Meeting open to all delegates)
In this meeting we will review the activities of the New Diagnostics Working Group over the past year. The session will also provide an overview of novel technologies and their potential for the development of new TB diagnostics.
Coordinator: Alessandra Varga, FIND (Switzerland), Secretariat New Diagnostics Working Group
Co-Chairs: Philippe Jacon, FIND (Switzerland) and Daniela Cirillo, San Raffaele Scientific Institute( Italy), Co-Chairs New Diagnostics Working Group