14th Conference of the IUATLD Africa Region
Access to care in tuberculosis and lung health
14th Conference of the IUATLD Africa Region ------------------------------------------- Access to care in tuberculosis and lung health 11-14 June 2002 International Convention Centre Durban, South Africa Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to invite you to attend the 14th Conference of the In- ternational Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) Af- rica Region to be held in Durban on 11-14 June 2002, in collaboration with the Department of Health of the Republic of South Africa. There is increased interest in tackling the tuberculosis, AIDS and tobacco epidemics in low income countries. WHO, NGOs and donor agen- cies are coordinating their efforts to reduce the burden affecting many low income countries by joining forces. The scientific programme of this conference will address many impor- tant issues pertaining not only to tuberculosis and tobacco control but, also to asthma, child lung health and other lung diseases. I hope that you will enjoy the presentations and discussions you will participate in during the conference, at the poster sessions and postgraduate courses. You can download the poster presentation abstract form with the in- structions at: http://www.iuatld.org/assets/images/Abstract-form-Durban.doc and the conference registration form (available in both Word and Ex- cel formats), by clicking: http://www.iuatld.org/assets/images/Registration-Form-Durban.doc http://www.iuatld.org/assets/images/Registration-Form-Durban.xls Deadline for submission of abstracts: 20 April 2002 Early-bird registration: 10 May 2002 Official languages: English and French with simultaneous translations. For more information contact: Prof. M. Xaba-Mokoena Tel: +27-43-709-2152 (Work: 09h00 to 13h00 - South African time) Tel: +27-83-300-6212 (Mobile) Tel. & Fax: +27-43-735-2012 (Home) mailto:mxm@lantic.net -- To send a message to AFRO-NETS, write to: afro-nets@usa.healthnet.org To subscribe or unsubscribe, write to: majordomo@usa.healthnet.org in the body of the message type: subscribe afro-nets OR unsubscribe afro-nets To contact a person, send a message to: afro-nets-help@usa.healthnet.org