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Union members form an international network influencing public health and leading to health solutions for the poor. Both organisations and individuals  benefit from its professional opportunities and resources.

Membership Benefits

  • Stay up to date on the latest research
  • Work with colleagues around the world
  • Gain a regional perspective
  • Access resources developed by experts
  • Network with our Members Directory
  • Participate in Union conferences at a discount 
  • Keep in touch
  • Help shape the future of lung health
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Any organisation that shares the goals of The Union may apply to become an organisational member. Organisational members play an active role in shaping Union priorities and contribute significant support to The Union's technical assistance, education and research activities.


Any interested individual may join The Union to support its work on behalf of global health and take advantage of the professional opportunities it offers. Discounted fees beginning as low as 20 euros per year are offered for students and those residing in low-income countries.

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You can find complete details about fees for all categories of membership on our Membership Fees page or by writing to Please note: Union memberships are valid for a calendar year from 1 January through 31 December.

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Members take pride in helping to make these services and resources available to support the efforts of all:

  • The Union World Conference on Lung Health and region conferences
  • Courses, including technical training on TB, HIV, operational research, child lung health and tobacco control, as well as the International Management Development Programme
  • Publications including the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Impact Factor 2018: 2.0), Public Health Action, technical guides and other resources.

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Regional activities Scientific Sections and Working Groups

Members Directory

The Union offers a Members Directory as a networking tool for active members who opt to share their contact details with other members around the world. 

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