The Union

TB 101: Explaining concepts and simplifying scientific terminology (Eng/Zul)

Room: IMBIZO Hall 4B

Presenters: Ms. Sithembile Ndlovu (South Africa), Ms. Nash Dhalla (Canada), Ms. Linnette McElroy (Canada)

Facilitator: Jody Boffa

This one-hour session will provide a bilingual (English/isiZulu) introduction to current tuberculosis issues, concepts and commonly used acronyms. The session is aimed at community members and conference attendees who are relatively new to the TB research and clinical environments. The session will prepare them to better understand TB-related discussions and presentations at this year’s Union World Conference.

TB screening and HIV tests offered onsite.

Topics Legend

CLH = Child TB & Lung Health

CS = Civil Society


LH = Lung Health


NCDs = Non-Communicable Diseases

NAPs = Nursing & Allied Professions

TC = Tobacco Control

TB = Tuberculosis

ZOO = Zoonotic TB

RES = Research