• 24/03/2021

    Easy and child-friendly tuberculosis diagnosis in rural Ethiopia

    Mesay Gebre and her family of five live in Umiya, a mostly rural region in Ethiopia. They depend completely on…

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  • 18/03/2021

    Join us at the SOS Stoolbox Symposium!

    On 25 March 2021, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation will hold a virtual symposium to celebrate the launch of the SOS Stoolbox.

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  • 16/03/2021

    KNCV Executive Director Mustapha Gidado: “Positive COVID test made me anxious”

    COVID19 is affecting us all, personally and professionally. Doctors, epidemiologists and infectious disease experts have also become infected and fallen…

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  • 08/03/2021

    TB diagnosed in time in Ethiopian family

    Selamawit, a mother of two, lives with her husband in Mole Kebele, Ethiopia. Her youngest daughter, who is now…

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  • 08/03/2021

    Iddirs in Ethiopia help diagnose tuberculosis in children

    In Ethiopia, female self-help associations, called “Iddirs”, help diagnose tuberculosis (TB) in children. These women receive training in which they…

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  • 01/02/2021

    Tell the Netherlands to invest in healthcare worldwide

    It’s become clear to everyone now; diseases know no borders. COVID-19 has shaken the whole world up about the importance…

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  • 22/01/2021

    Tajikistan’s tuberculosis patients receive groundbreaking new treatment

    Tajikistan is the first country in Central Asia to provide people with tuberculosis (TB)  access to  the groundbreaking new BPaL…

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  • 21/01/2021

    TB expert Max Meis: “My career is characterized by pandemics”

    After 11 years at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Dutch TB expert Max Meis (66) is closing the virtual office door behind…

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  • 13/01/2021

    How digital technologies can empower patients to succeed in TB treatment

    The run-in phase of the ASCENT project has started, enrolling TB patients on digital adherence technologies in the Philippines…

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  • 15/12/2020

    Fear of TB infection can lead to stigma

    The recent research ‘Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and stigma related to latent tuberculosis infection: a qualitative study among Eritreans in the…

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  • 23/11/2020

    New treatment offers hope for XDR-TB patient Hanna

    Hanna from Ukraine is one of the first TB patients in the world to be treated with a new, groundbreaking…

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  • 23/11/2020

    Ukraine TB patients first to receive groundbreaking new drug regimen

    Ukraine is the first country in the world to provide tuberculosis (TB) patients with the groundbreaking new BPaL treatment in…

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  • 12/11/2020

    Smart medication container included in GDF product catalog

    Stop TB Partnership’s Global Drug Facility (GDF) and the Unitaid-funded Adherence Support Coalition to End TB (ASCENT project) announce the…

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  • 27/10/2020

    Programme: KNCV at the Union World Conference

    Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020   10:00 – 11:00: Person-centred care: the advantages and challenges Online/virtual, E-posters KNCV speakers:…

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  • 27/10/2020

    ASCENT project launches new website

    The Unitaid-funded ASCENT (Adherence Support Coalition to End TB) project has launched its official website: https://www.digitaladherence.org/…

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