• Date: October 20-24, 2020
  • Location: Virtual - check conference site for instructions

The 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health will take place virtually from October 20-24, 2020.

ICAP staff will present one symposium session, one oral abstract session, and one e-poster.

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Tuesday, October 21, 12:30 – 1:50 p.m. CEST
Track 1 – C4
Track 2 – C6

Anneke Hesseling and Yael Hirsch-Moverman

Presentations include:

  • Overview of TB prevention services in children and adolescents
    Annemieke Brands
  • The effect of COVID-19 on childhood TB preventive treatment services in sub-Sahara Africa: experiences from CaP TB project
    Martina Casenghi
  • Impact of COVID-19 on 3HP rollout: experiences from IMPAACT4TB
    Nicole Salazar-Austin
  • Flexible child contact management framework
    Yael Hirsch-Moverman
  • Responsible use of BCG in the context of COVID-19 pandemic
    H. Simon Schaaf


Tuesday, October 21, 4:30 – 5:50 p.m. CEST
Track 1 – C8
Track 2 – C9

Presentations include:

  • Support for integrating tuberculosis preventive treatment (TPT) into community antiretroviral refill groups (CARGs) among people on antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Zimbabwe
    J.M. Zech, T.B. Masvawure, J.E. Mantell, T. Apollo, R. Boccanera, I. Chingombe, C. Gwanzura, A. Howard, M. Mapingure, G. Musuka, M. Msukwa, M. Rabkin


Thursday, October 23, 10:00 a.m. CEST
Track 1 – C3
Track 2 – C8

Posters include:

  • Tuberculosis preventive treatment preferences among children in Eswatini: a mixed-methods study
    Yael Hirsch-Moverman, Michael Strauss, Gavin George, Arnold Mafukidze, Gloria Sisi Dube, Anthony Mutiti, Wafaa El-Sadr, Andrea Howard, Joanne Mantell


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