World Federation of Science Journalists

TB, HIV and lung health

11-15 November 2010
ICC Berlin
Neue Kantstrasse / Ecke Messedamm
D-14057 Berlin, Germany

The 41st Union World Conference on Lung Health will be hosted at the ICC Berlin, Germany, on 11-15 November 2010.This conference will be very special as it will celebrate the 90th birthday of The Union and mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Robert Koch who isolated the tuberculosis bacillus in 1882 and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his tuberculosis findings in 1905.

Scientific sessions selected for this year’s programme intend to highlight innovation in TB, HIV and lung health, setting a course for future health solutions. As a link from the past to present, and the central role of research, the theme of the conference is “Tuberculosis, HIV and lung health: from research and innovation to solutions”.

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