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  • Tuberculosis on the decline in Europe, yet growth in drug-resistance

    Monday 20 March

    Small increase in TB-patients in the Netherlands The Hague – The number of TB patients in the WHO region Europe has declined by 4.3% annually between 2011-2015, according to a […]

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  • TB is a top priority for R&D

    Wednesday 1 March

    The Hague – KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation today shares in the outrage expressed by our partners in the TB community regarding the exclusion of  tuberculosis from the recently published WHO list […]

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  • Introducing the East Africa Cross Border TB Initiative

    Thursday 23 February

    KNCV is active in the East Africa region as part of the Challenge TB program funded by USAID. The program focuses on Cross-Border TB control, drug and commodity management systems, […]

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  • Behind the Scenes at MDR-TB Enrollment in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

    Thursday 23 February

    Since the end of last year, KNCV and partners have been enrolling patients with multi-drug resistant-TB (MDR-TB) in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on the newest treatment regimens. MDR-TB patients normally face […]

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  • The End of an Era: Symposium to celebrate the work of Dr. Maarten van Cleeff

    Friday 17 February

    On Friday, February 17th, USAID and KNCV organized a symposium to celebrate Maarten van Cleeff’s role in the global fight against Tuberculosis. Maarten van Cleeff, who retired this week, for […]

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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

    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 for International Cooperation). This […]

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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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