• 17/05/2023

    Saying goodbye and welcoming: two long esteemed colleagues

    Today we are saying goodbye to Jan Hendrik Richardus, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of…

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  • 06/04/2023

    Investing in TB vaccine research and development can save millions of lives

    Despite progress in TB control efforts, the global burden of TB remains high, with an estimated 10.6 million new cases…

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  • 04/04/2023

    Join us for a Round Table Discussion on BPaLM/BPaL

    On 12 April 2023, KNCV TB Plus will conduct an online Round Table Discussion on ‘Experience sharing: Preparation for programmatic…

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  • 30/03/2023

    KNCV Ethiopia’s Contributions and Recognition during the 17th Annual TB Research Conference (TRAC)

    KNCV TB Plus Ethiopia participated in 17th annual tuberculosis (TB) research conference (TRAC) and in the World TB Day commemoration, which…

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  • 24/03/2023

    250,000 patients to benefit from free access to short-course TB preventive treatment across seven countries

    Johannesburg, 24 March 2023 – The Unitaid-funded IMPAACT4TB Consortium, led by the Aurum Institute, announced today that it will…

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  • 24/03/2023

    Technical Brief: 5 Country Experiences with Digital Adherence Technologies

    Today is World TB Day, with Yes, We Can End TB as the theme for 2023. Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs)…

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  • 24/03/2023

    Why the world needs to start managing TB as a healthcare crisis

    by Mustapha Gidado, Executive Director, KNCV TB Plus. Increased political will and financial investment — plus the…

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  • 24/03/2023

    Tuberculosis: The Unseen Pandemic

    by Peter Sands, Executive Director, The Global Fund. Q: When do we ignore a deadly pandemic? A: When it’s called…

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  • 23/03/2023

    KNCV presented at the 34th EPHA Annual Conference in Ethiopia

    On 19 – 21 March 2023 KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation attended and presented at the 34th Ethiopian Public Health Associations…

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  • 23/03/2023

    Africa CDC and KNCV TB Plus Sign agreement to Promote Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and The Hague, The Netherlands, March 23, 2023 As the world commemorates World Tuberculosis Day tomorrow, with…

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  • 22/12/2022

    No More Pandemics: Training of national reference laboratory staff

    From 12-22 December 2022, in total eight staff members of the national reference laboratories from Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania and Vietnam were…

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  • 05/12/2022

    The story of Khasan and the shorter, improved TB regimen BPaL

    Khasan (1979): “I am a citizen of Uzbekistan, but I have been living in Russia with my family for several…

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  • 28/11/2022

    Congratulations to NTP Vietnam, for receiving the Ho Chi Minh Award on Science and Technology

    Last week, the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) of Vietnam won the prestigious Ho Chi Minh Award on Science and Technology.

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  • 16/11/2022

    Register for the online symposium ‘Use of digital tools in support of treatment of people with tuberculosis’

    On Wednesday, November 30, the online symposium ‘Use of digital tools in support of treatment of people with tuberculosis’ will…

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  • 01/11/2022

    Publication: Preventive Treatment for Household Contacts of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis Patients

    Christiaan Mulder, Senior Epidemiologist at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, was part of the research “Preventive Treatment for Household Contacts of…

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