Annual TB Conference: The Union - NAR

The Union-North America Region (NAR) is the regional arm of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), a global public health organization with the vision to provide health solutions to the poor. The British Columbia Lung Association (BCLA) is an organizational member of The Union and acts as the Secretariat for the region. Along with the Executive Committee, BC Lung organizes and hosts the annual conference and other activities in the region.  


25th Annual Conference of The Union-North America Region

February 25-27, 2021

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Call for Abstracts

We welcome the submission of abstracts for poster and oral presentations of research on all aspects of tuberculosis prevention and care, including epidemiologic, clinical, basic science, nursing, social, behavioural, psychosocial and educational studies, as well as outcomes of program initiatives. We also welcome abstracts on topics other than tuberculosis, including COVID-19 and smoking cessation. 

Abstract Submission Guideline

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Deadline is October 6, 2020.

Travel Grants

We are pleased to offer travel grants to selected individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference without financial assistance. This is a competitive program with limited funding available. Please refer to the travel grant guideline for more information. Those who have been awarded travel grants in the past are welcome to apply, but priority will be given to first time applicants. 

Eligibility Requirements

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Deadline is October 6, 2020.

NAR Charter

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