Community Connect

Connect with the communities advocating for lung health worldwide

Open to the public free of charge, Community Connect is the conference community area. It is a vibrant virtual space where community activists, scientists, students, civil society and others come together to network, exchange ideas, discuss solutions and inspire action towards our common goals of ending tuberculosis, reducing tobacco use and improving lung health globally.

Session Submissions Now Open

The Union is pleased to announce that session submissions for Community Connect are now open. To submit your session, please choose from the below tracks and follow the link to the relevant submission form.

  1. Right to Health: Human rights, race, gender, LGBTQ+
  2. Community Responses to Health Emergencies: Emerging trends in health, COVID-19, mental health, TOLD
  3. Addressing Barriers to Accessing Treatment and Care: Access to quality medicines, R&D, health systems strengthening
  4. Advocacy and Innovation: Post-HLM advocacy, advocacy for R&D during a pandemic, new approaches to advocacy, current global events

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday 15 September, 05:59am CEST.

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