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TB nursing care around the world

Thursday 25 October

The first ever nursing symposium side event will be held during the 49th Union World Conference on Lung HealthThis side event will hear from nurses around the world, and is free for anyone to attend.

The symposium is organised by V&VN Dutch Nurses’ Association, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and the Nursing and Allied Professionals Sub-Section of The Union.

Read the programme, speakers and presentations:

Programme here

The event will share experiences and best practices, with the aim of creating a network for knowledge sharing and increasing the attendance of nurses at future Union World Conferences.

The main symposium is open to everyone – you do not need to be registered for the Union World Conference to attend this session.

The final session at 18:45 will be a closed networking meeting, exclusively for nurses working within the field of TB prevention and care, and NAPS Sub-Section Members.

Please register for the symposium before 1 October

Register here

If you wish to participate in the closed networking meeting, please say so on the registration form.

The nursing symposium is free of charge thanks to the support of The Hague Foundation to support TB-control and the V&VN Dutch Nurses’ Association.

Please share this page and encourage colleagues to attend.

We look forward meeting with our nursing colleagues from around the world.

Kind regards,

Marrit Broersma, V&VN Dutch Nurses’ Association

Oda van de Waarsenburg, V&VN Dutch Nurses’ Association

Linette Mc Elroy, Chair, Nursing and Allied Professionals Sub-Section of The Union

Amanda Christensen, Programme Secretary, Nursing and Allied Professionals Sub-Section of The Union

Niesje Jansen, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

If you are from a low income country and you want to attend the conference and this side event but require funding support please contact

TB nursing care around the world organisers

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