Summary to the KNCV Webinar: Impact of COVID-19: Hear the perspective of TB/MDR-TB patients and front line health care workers

On Thursday 16th of July 2020 KNCV held its next webinar in the KNCV Webinar Series: ‘Contact Investigation for COVID-19: Lessons from TB Control Programs’. During this webinar we heard the perspective of TB/MDR-TB patients and front line health care workers about the effect COVID-19 pandemic had and is still having.

If you would still like to know more about the content of the webinar, please find the link to the pdf of the summary here or read the text below:


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