Ministry of Justice
of the Azerbaijan Republic

The 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Liverpool (UK)


The 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health, held in Liverpool (UK), on October 26-29, 2016, was focused on the theme of “Confronting resistance: Fundamentals to Innovations". The Main Medical Department, represented by Rasim Tahirli, Head of STI Laboratory, performed coordination within symposium entitled “Best practices and challenges in ending TB in correctional facilities", succesfully trying itself over again in the capacity of co-author of such scaled meeting. The symposium, exploring practical interventions to control TB in correctional facilities applying the WHO recommended strategy, could arouse the interest of large audience and provided the basis for fruitful discussions.