Tuberculosis (TB) remains a cause of high health burden worldwide. TB is ranked as one of the top 10 contributors to mortality worldwide – in 2015, 1.8 million deaths were due to TB. Over 1200 new cases occur in Australia and 300 in New Zealand annually.
The conference will appeal to professionals involved in all aspects of tuberculosis management: clinical care (investigation, diagnosis, treatment); occupational health; infection control; public health; policy and guideline development; immigration; laboratory science and research.
Date: 30-31 August | Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand