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About The Conference

The scientific program, in part, consists of plenary sessions presented jointly by international and local speakers with special focus on lung health issues of great public health interest in Kenya. In addition, over the 3 days, there will be thematic parallel sessions and poster presentations addressing the conference theme through a cross-section of tracks listed below. The conference will bring together medical practitioners, public health specialists, scientists, scholars, community activists, other health professionals and all stakeholders in promotion of lung health. Participation is also expected from regional and international partners.

On behalf of the Government of Kenya and the National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD-Program) of Kenya’s Ministry of Health (MoH), the Conference Organising Committee, warmly welcomes you and your organisation to be part of this exciting Conference in the spirit of true friendship, true partnerships and true one world.

The main conference will consist of two plenary sessions and three (3) tracks per day. Each symposium will have at least four speakers per session, while each plenary session will have at least 1 local and 1 international speaker.

The workshops will include:

  1. Pneumonia
  2. COPD
  3. Asthma
  4. HIV TB and other co-mortalities
  5. TB diagnostics
  6. New TB drugs

The conference tracks are:

  1. Advocacy and Community Engagement in TB Control
  2. Drug sensitive Tuberculosis-Case finding, diagnosis and treatment
  3. Drug resistant Tuberculosis-quality of care, management and outcomes
  4. Asthma-Adult and pediatric
  5. Critical Care
  6. Non tuberculous mycobacterium
  7. Strengthening Laboratory Systems to deliver quality lung health services
  8. Gender influences in TB care and control
  9. New TB drugs
  10. TB diagnostics
  11. Data use and demand
  12. TB and ICT
  13. HIV and lung diseases
  14. TB/HIV
  15. PAL
  16. Pneumonia
  17. COPD
  18. Occupational lung diseases
  19. Rare lung conditions
  20. The environment and lung health
  21. Innovations in TB and lung health
  22. Health system strengthening and lung health
  23. Research and Development; Vaccines