46th Union World Conference on Lung Health

02-12-15 - 06-12-15

Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town International Convention Centre

The scientific programme includes more than 150 sessions
featuring presenters from 65 countries. The programme

  • Global TB Symposium organised by the World Health
  • Organization (WHO)
  • Post-graduate courses
  • Workshops
  • Over 50 symposia
  • Oral abstract sessions
  • Poster discussion sessions
  • Plenary sessions
  • ‘Meet the expert’ sessions


  • TB and lung diseases in children and adults
  • Clinical management of TB, HIV
  • and non-communicable diseases
  • Advances in drugs, vaccines and diagnostic methods
  • Airborne infections
  • Global tobacco control
  • Smoking cessation
  • Effect of air pollution on lung health
  • Patient-centred care and behavioural research
  • Services for vulnerable populations
  • Advocacy for lung health

Read more on the conference website.