Annual TB Conference: The Union - NAR

The Annual Union-North America Region's (NAR) TB conference is organized by the BC Lung Association. We serve as Conference Secretariat and sit on the NAR Conference Executive Committee.  

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. Abstracts must be submitted in accordance with the guideline below.

Abstract Submission Guideline

Abstract Application Form

Deadline: October 2, 2019

Travel Grants

We are pleased to offer travel grants to selected individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the 24th Annual Conference of The Union-North American Region without financial assistance. This is a competitive program with limited funding available. Please refer to the the travel grant guideline below. 

Travel Grant Guideline

Travel Grant Application Form

Deadline: October 2, 2019

Call for Award Nominations

The Union-NAR is calling for nomination of its awards: Early Career Investigator Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Service Award. Each year, the region recognizes the valuable contributions of individuals working in the field of tuberculosis control and prevention. Click here for the list of past recipients of our Lifetime Achievement and Service awards.

For more information about each award and to submit a nomination, visit the links below. 

Early Career Investigator - New this year!

Lifetime Achievement

Service Award

Deadline: November 8, 2019

NAR Charter

Read the NAR Charter




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