FHI 360 at the 52nd Union World Conference on Lung Health


October 19-22, 2021
Virtual conference

Modeling from the Stop TB Partnership shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to reverse tuberculosis (TB) progress by at least five to eight years. The FHI 360 work featured in this year’s Union World Conference on Lung Health highlights our strategies to identify, prevent and treat TB and other infectious diseases.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Oral abstract session: OA-15 Strategies to find the missing millions
Abstract: The Double X strategy: increasing tuberculosis detection in community and facility settings in Vietnam
Authors attending: Anh Innes, Hien Mai, Luong Quach
Oral abstract session: OA-17 Stakeholder interaction in TB care
Abstract: Preliminary findings on factors associated with delayed care-seeking among TB patients in the private sector in Indonesia
Authors attending: Daniel Sahannggamu, Lisa Stevens, Kharisma Nugroho

Friday, October 22, 2021

Oral abstract session: OA-26 Challenges for programmatic management of drug-resistant TB
Abstract: Interim treatment outcomes of patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis on standard short and long all oral regimens in the Philippines
Authors attending: Mary Rosary Santiago, Ruth Chi

Electronic posters available online

Poster: Sustaining implementation and strengthening active drug safety monitoring and management system for drug-resistant TB in the Philippines amid COVID-19 pandemic
Authors attending: Mary Rosary Santiago, Ruth Chi
Poster: Initiating strategic health purchasing for TB program in Indonesia: a budget impact analysis
Authors attending: Sarah Saragih
Poster: Tele-contact investigation and TB preventive treatment among household contacts of bacteriologically confirmed TB cases in a tertiary hospital in the Philippines amid COVID-19 pandemic
Authors attending: Jeremiah Calderon, Pilar Mabasa, Nichel Marquez
Poster: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on TB case detection using GeneXpert, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Authors attending: Sharmin Islam
Poster: Community-based stool specimen collection, storage and transport improves TB diagnosis in children
Authors attending: Cuong Duong, Lien Tran

Media Inquiries

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Allison Bozniak
Associate Director, Corporate and Regional Communications
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