[Call to register for 26/10 CNS Live Hour] Is fight against TB in the Middle East on track?

[Click here to register] Is fight against TB in the Middle East countries (Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon) on track to end TB by 2030 or earlier? Are there unique challenges in socio-economic and political context in these Middle East nations that are weighing upon the fight to end TB?

Tune in on Friday, 26th October 2018, 9am to 10am (Geneva time) for CNS Live Hour from 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health, to interact with national programme managers and other public health experts who will share insights on the challenges in the Middle East as well as recommendations to help accelerate progress towards eliminating TB. This session will be held at the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health in room Rio Grande Room (1st Floor), World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands. If you are onsite at the conference, welcome to join the dialogue in person, or tune in online!

Friday, 26th October 2018
9am to 10am Geneva time  

  • Moderator: Dr Nevin Wilson, Senior Project Coordinator, Middle East Response, IOM
  • Dr Suvanand Sahu, Deputy Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership
  • Dr Hoda Youssef Atta, World Health Organization (WHO), Egypt
  • Dr Jeremy Fowler,  Medical Director, Annoor Sanatorium, Jordan
  • Dr Samer Ameen, national TB programme, Iraq
  • Dr Hiam Yaccoub, national TB programme, Lebanon 
  • Dr Ibrahim Badwan, national TB programme, Jordan
  • Dr Abdul Hameed Al Sahybi, IOM Yemen
  • Dr Homam Albanna, World Health Organization (WHO) Syria

CNS Live Hour provide an opportunity to connect countless people who are not able to attend health and development conferences, with those who get to attend, as their voices and perspectives from the frontline matter, and are often invaluable to the discourse for a better tomorrow. 
These Live Hour sessions are hosted online at pre-fixed time (60 minutes) either daily or on some of the meeting days. This time/ days will be publicised through all channels as early as possible so that people can join. 
Each CNS Live Hour presents a discussion with key experts who are online followed by an open session with those attending to share their perspectives and/or contribute to the online dialogue.

CNS eLearning Programme Team
Email: webinar@citizen-news.org