J2J PROGRAM ON LUNG HEALTH ISSUES TO BE OFFERED AT UNION WORLD CONFERENCE
The Journalist to Journalist Project of the National Press Foundation and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) offered the 4th annual J2J programme at the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The J2J training was held on Monday-Wednesday, 12–14 November, and then journalists participated in the conference.
The three-day J2J programme is designed for working journalists who want to increase their knowledge and skill at developing stories on lung health and related issues, including tuberculosis; TB/HIV; asthma, COPD and other non-communicable diseases; childhood pneumonia and tobacco control.
The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the largest annual conference focusing on lung health issues as they affect low- and middle-income countries. More than 3,000 delegates from 120+ countries are expected to attend. (For more details, www.worldlunghealth.org
View the agenda below for all confirmed speakers.
Funding for this program is provided by the The Union, Lilly MDR-TB Partnership, Aeras, Otsuka, TB Alliance and the NPF Programs Fund.