• 120 years of KNCV


    KNCV TB Plus celebrates 120 years: A legacy of fighting TB

    Today, we proudly celebrate the 120th anniversary of KNCV TB Plus, an organization with an enduring commitment to eradicating the…

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  • 25/09/2023

    Historic Political Declaration on TB adopted by Member States at the UN High-Level Meeting on TB

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation welcomes the Political Declaration, formally adopted by United Nations Member States, of the High-Level Meeting (HLM)…

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  • 16/08/2023

    Video: Striving Towards a World Free of TB and Improving Global Health

    In Juli 2023, Reuters, a multimedia news provider, published a news item and…

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  • 03/08/2023

    Stigma Reduction Intervention for HCWs webinar: Introduction to Allies Approach

    You are invited to the Stigma Reduction Intervention for HCWs webinar: Introduction to Allies Approach.The Allies Approach is designed as…

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  • Man met ezel


    New study: Without TB prevention, tuberculosis will result in close to 1 million deaths by 2035

    Combination intervention found to be cost-effective in averting illness and deaths in high-risk groups People living in close…

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  • 30/06/2023

    A poem about tuberculosis: ‘The silent battles you fought’

    This poem was written by Kinjal Sanghavi, a talented poetess from India. One of her close friends fell ill with…

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  • 29/06/2023

    KNCV Annual Report 2022 presented to Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet

    Executive Director of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Dr. Gidado Mustapha, presented the 2022 annual report to Her Royal Highness (HRH)…

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  • 28/06/2023

    Reimagining Emily Brontë’s state of mind dying of tuberculosis

    It has almost been 175 years since Emily Brontë, the English novelist best known for ‘Wuthering Heights’, died of tuberculosis…

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  • 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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KNCV has been fighting TB since its establishment in 1903. Over the past 120 years, the organization has acquired indispensable knowledge and experience in the field of effective TB prevention and care, resulting in pre-elimination in the Netherlands and significant contributions to global evidence generation, policy development and TB program implementation worldwide.

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