RSM World TB Day Conference 2020: TB at the crossroads – our choice?

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    Join the Royal Society of Medicine as we commemorate World TB Day with an exciting annual meeting to provide an update on tuberculosis science. This year the meeting will look at recent progress and the path towards elimination, with a detailed look at transmission and the challenges we face in preventing it. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take part in a panel discussion. 

    Date and time: Wed 11 Mar 2020 from 8:45am to 5:30pm

    Topics include: 

    • The challenges that stop us preventing transmission of TB 
    • How we can predict TB transmission 
    • How to manage TB transmission in under-served populations 
    • The immunological susceptibility to TB infection 
    • The clinical and public health relevance of non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection 

    Key speakers:

    Professor Ajit Lalvani – Chair of Infectious Diseases, Director, Tuberculosis Research Centre, Director, NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Respiratory Infections, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London 

    Professor Kevin Fennelly – Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease Program at University of Florida

    Professor Galit Alter – Professor of Medicine, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard University 

    Dr Sarah Anderson – Public health England 

    Dr Meera Chand – Public Health England 

    Join in the conversation online using #RSMWorldTBDay

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