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  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation sounds the alarm: COVID-19 will cause even more TB deaths

    Thursday 14 May

    The coronavirus has grabbed the attention of the world. Yet with 4,000 deaths a day worldwide, tuberculosis (TB) is holding the macabre top position as the world’s most deadly treatable […]

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  • Martin Boeree has been appointed professor

    Friday 8 May

    Effective 1 April 2020, Martin Boeree has been appointed professor of Clinical Tuberculosis and other Mycobacterial Diseases at Radboud University/Radboud university medical center. He is the first professor in this […]

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  • Dr. Mustapha Gidado becomes acting interim Executive Director of KNCV

    Friday 1 May

    We are very pleased to announce that from 1 May 2020 onwards, Dr. Mustapha Gidado is acting as interim Executive Director of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. Gidado served as Director Challenge […]

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  • Professor John Murray remembered

    Thursday 26 March

    We received the sad news that KNCV’s friend and Union hero Professor John Murray passed away of acute respiratory failure associated with COVID19. John made major contributions to TB and […]

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  • World TB Day: Together we fight TB and the Coronavirus

    Tuesday 24 March

    Today – on World TB Day – KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) sends a special message of support to everyone worldwide working in healthcare and infectious disease control: ‘Today on World […]

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  • Kitty van Weezenbeek appointed as WHO Director Surveillance, Prevention and Control of AMR

    Thursday 20 February

    As of 1 May 2020, the current director of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Kitty van Weezenbeek, will be appointed Director Surveillance, Prevention and Control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at the World […]

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  • PDPs show the value of purpose driven R&D

    Thursday 20 February

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation looks back at a stimulating dialogue and sharing of good practices during the Product Development Partnerships (PDPs) event ‘Healthcare, Gender and Inclusive R&D: How can we do […]

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  • Exhibition TB Photovoices: We conquer TB and TB stigma

    Friday 14 February

    KNCV presents the TB Photovoices exhibition ‘We conquer TB and TB stigma’. This exhibition can be seen in the Atrium in The Hague (Netherlands) untill the 24th of February and […]

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  • SOS Stool method brings Xpert TB diagnosis closer to children

    Tuesday 28 January

    Using stool samples to diagnose TB in children with Xpert is now recommended by the WHO. KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is thrilled with this recommendation. “Our hard work payed off. We […]

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  • The story of Issayas

    Tuesday 28 January

    On the outskirts of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, toddler Issayas lives with his father and mother in a small weathered house with a corrugated iron roof. “Abi”, as he is […]

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  • ASCENT announcement: Request for proposal

    Wednesday 22 January

    The ASCENT project announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Provision of hosting services for the ASCENT Digital Adherence Platform. Submitted questions and answers about this RFP can be found […]

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  • ASCENT procurement announcement: Requests for quotation

    Monday 13 January

    The ASCENT project has two requests for quotation (RFQ’s): 1. For printing of cardstock medication sleeves. 2. To facilitate incoming and outgoing interactions with adherence platform. Submitted questions and answers […]

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