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  • International Meeting Week 2017

    Monday 13 February

    Today marks the start of this year’s KNCV International Home Week, a week where KNCV experts, consultants and advisors from all over the world gather in The Hague. The International […]

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  • Announcement new CTB Director Dr. Gidado Mustapha

    Thursday 9 February

    We are very pleased and proud to announce that Dr. Gidado Mustapha M.B.B.S, MPH, MSc., has been selected as the new Director of the USAID funded global Challenge TB  (CTB) […]

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  • Challenge TB Annual Report out now

    Tuesday 7 February

    Challenge TB is the global flagship mechanism of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to prevent and control tuberculosis. Every year, Challenge TB reports on progress made in […]

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  • Roundtable ‘Health across borders’

    Friday 13 January

    January 13, 2017 the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation are co-hosting a policy-maker roundtable ‘Health across borders’. The roundtable brings together policy-makers and experts from […]

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  • The first MDR-TB patients enrolled on shorter and better treatment in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

    Thursday 12 January

    Just before the turn of the year, new hope was provided for MDR-TB patients in Tajikistan. The first patients were initiated on new regimens that previously were impossible to get […]

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  • Launch of the official commencement of activities in the Philippines

    Thursday 12 January

    Today, January 12th 2017, KNCV and HIVOS are proud to announce the official commencement of activities in the Philippines as part of a project funded by the Dutch DGIS (Directorate-General […]

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  • High-Level Meeting on TB announced

    Friday 16 December

    KNCV highly welcomes the news that the United Nations General Assembly has agreed to hold a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis in 2018. A resolution to this extend was endorsed […]

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  • Prevalence surveys for the modern age

    Friday 16 December

    How can you solve a problem without clearly knowing what the problem is? Understanding the TB-epidemic, specifically within national borders, is the starting point from which National TB-programs (NTPs) can […]

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  • A look back at the Union Conference 2016

    Friday 16 December

    From the 26th to the 29th of October, Liverpool was host to the 47th annual conference on lung health. As one of the few global players focusing exclusively on tuberculosis […]

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  • Patient Support Groups

    Friday 16 December

    The last edition of KNCV Update addressed the issue of stigma that TB patients, and especially MDR-TB patients, face when deciding to start treatment or continue their treatment despite suffering […]

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  • Putting numbers on the End TB Strategy—an impossible dream?

    Friday 16 December

    A unique international collaboration consisting of 11 different tuberculosis modelling groups, as well as public health officials from NTPs has resulted in two papers evaluating the feasibility of the WHO […]

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  • Universal Health Coverage Day

    Monday 12 December

    What is UHC? Globally, 400 million people lack access to one or more essential health services. Because of out-of-pocket payments a hundred million people are driven into poverty while a […]

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