KNCV Update October 2015

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KNCV UpdateUnique initiative with private practitioners against MDR-TB in Indiatty Kamp: Laboratory staff of the PPM center at the Hindu Welfare Hospital in Central Chennai.

Unique partnership with private practitioners against drug-resistant TB in India.
The fight for a TB-free India continues to gain ground with the launch of an innovative project in the city of Chennai. Through public-private partnership project EQUIP, patients visiting private health practitioners can now be offered rapid, accurate diagnosis for TB and multidrug-resistant TB.
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‘Making a difference’: White Paper on Dutch research for global TB elimination.
At the Annual Symposium ‘Innovation is everything’ KNCV presented a White Paper on Dutch Research for global TB elimination.
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Doctorates for TB researchers
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation regularly supports PhD candidates. This week we welcome Abdallah Mkopi from Tanzania, and last month Sanne van Kampen successfully defended her PhD thesis.
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