Global Summit on Diabetes and Tuberculosis

KNCV’s Chief Executive Officer Kitty van Weezenbeek together with National TB Program (NTP) Manager Dr. Christina Widaningrum and colleagues in the NTP/Challenge TB/KNCV booth, at the world’s first international Summit on TB and Diabetes in Bali. Health officials from the government of Indonesia, along with advocates, civil society groups, researchers and businesses from Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America are gathered for the summit in Bali, Indonesia on 2-3 November in an effort to avert a global health crisis. The summit is jointly organized by The Union and World Diabetes Foundation.

KNCV has been fighting TB since its establishment in 1903. Over the past 120 years, the organization has acquired indispensable knowledge and experience in the field of effective TB prevention and care, resulting in pre-elimination in the Netherlands and significant contributions to global evidence generation, policy development and TB program implementation worldwide.

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Tuberculosis is still one of the major causes of preventable death in the world and claims over 4000 lives a day, leading to over 1,5 million deaths a year.

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