October 24-27, 2018: The Hague hosts 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

The city of The Hague and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation host the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health this year. The conference theme is 'Declaring our Rights: Social and Political Solutions', highlighting "the essential need" for a human rights approach and greater political commitment to eradicate tuberculosis and reduce the global threats of tobacco use, air pollution, and other lung diseases.

Location: The Hague, the Netherlands

Event website - KNCV Tuberculosis Fund

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November 8, 2018: BMGF co-hosts roundtable on the Global Financing Facility

Share-Net International, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Cordaid organize a roundtable on the Global Financing Facility (GFF), a financing mechanism that uses grant resources to mobilize other sources of financing. 

The event, which follows the Netherland's annoucement to commit €59 million (US$68 million) to the GFF, aims at discussing the strengths and weakness of its funding model.  More details will be shortly provided by the organizers. 

Location: Den Haag, the Netherlands

Event webpage - Share-Net