The 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

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The 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

October 26, 2016 - October 29, 2016

The 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health

The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by lung disease, with a focus specifically on the challenges faced by the low- and middle-income countries. Of the 10 million people who die each year from lung diseases, some 80 percent live in these resource-limited countries. This year’s theme is, Confronting Resistance: Fundamentals to Innovations.



  • Symposium on “Pneumonia: supportive clinical management where there is no intensive care”
    • October, 27, 2016, 10:30 – 12:00
  • Panel Discussion on “An advanced cook-stove intervention to prevent pneumonia in children under 5 years old in Malawi: a cluster randomised controlled trial”
    • October 26, 2016, 13:00 – 14:00

To learn more about pneumonia-specific events, visit the conference iPlanner and search the keyword “pneumonia.”


October 26, 2016
October 29, 2016


The Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) Liverpool
Liverpool, England United Kingdom
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International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union)