Saturday, November 18

Heading to Paris for The Union Conference on Lung Health 2023? You can catch ID faculty and colleagues, and Johns Hopkins India Partners on Saturday at the sessions below!


The Union 2023 Agenda Home  |  Wednesday, November 15  |  Thursday, November 16  |  Friday, November 17

Session times noted in Central European Time

08:30-10:00 | Location: 243
SOA22 Drug sensitive TB: Treatment and Care: Short Oral Abstract Session
Nishi Suryavanshi: Chair | Speaker: SOA22-971-18 The socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in households having children with rifampicin-resistant TB: A qualitative study from South Africa, India and the Philippines

10:15-11:45 | Location: 202/203
SP49 Into the unknown: Drug-resistant TB in pregnancy: Symposium
Jyoti Mathad: Chair
Mallika Alexander: Chair | Speaker: A case-based discussion of drug-resistant TB in pregnancy

10:30-11:15 | Location: Foyer Bleu Paris
CC-23 SMART4TB: Engaging communities to enhance research and access to leading tools for TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment: Community Connect Session
Nicole Salazar-Austin: Speaker: TB treatment for all: Optimising TB treatment regimens for drug-susceptible and drug-resistant TB for all, including children and pregnant people
Rupali Limaye: Speaker: The time for TB vaccines is now: Health system and community readiness for TB vaccines

13:15-14:45 | Location: 242A
OA68 Diagnosis for TB Diagnosis: Oral Abstract Session
Sanjay Gaikwad: Speaker: OA68-739-18 Early microbiologic surrogate markers of pulmonary TB treatment outcomes

13:15 – 14:45 | Location: 241
OA69 TB stigma, discrimination and equity: Oral Abstract Session
Abhay Kadam: Speaker: OA69-745-18 TB-related stigma among TB survivors and their household contacts: an overlooked but major barrier to TB elimination in India
Gauri Dhumal: Speaker: OA69-749-18 Creating-A-Hope: most preferred psycho-social intervention among adolescents and young adults with multidrug-resistant TB to improve programmatic outcomes in Pune, India

13:15 – 14:00 | Location: Foyer Bleu Paris
CC-24 A new approach to accelerate research and close gaps in access to new TB drugs for children: Community Connect Session
Mandar Paradkar: Chair

15:35 – 15:43 | Location: Amphitheatre Bleu
TBS4B Observing the unobservable: tools, methods, and strategies for measuring transmission: Oral Abstract Session
Tess Ryckman: Speaker: Measuring changes in TB transmission using interferon-γ release assay conversion surveys

16:20 – 17:30 | Location: Amphitheatre Bleu
TB4C Epidemiological methods for understanding and measuring transmission: Panel Discussion
Emily Kendall: Chair