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  • Bringing Digital Health Solutions to Those in Need

    Monday 12 November

    Preparations are underway for KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation to incorporate innovative digital adherence interventions to the Philippines and Tanzania, financed by grants from Stop TB Partnership’s funding mechanism, TB REACH. These […]

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  • KNCV looks back on a successful Union World Conference

    Friday 2 November

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) shares the highlights of the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health 2018 that took place last week at the World Forum in The Hague. KNCV […]

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  • Dr. Wang Lixia and Dr. Yogan Pillay receive KNCV award

    Saturday 27 October

    Dr. Wang Lixia and Dr. Yogan Pillay have been awarded with the prestigious KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Award for Eminence in Tuberculosis Control. KNCV executive director Kitty van Weezenbeek presented the […]

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  • Simple KNCV stool test breakthrough for Childhood TB

    Thursday 25 October

    Simple stool-based diagnosis could be a global life-saver by enabling millions more childern at risk from TB and MDR-TB to be tested Thursday, 25 October 2018, (The Hague, The Netherlands) […]

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  • KNCV partners up and presents Dutch innovations in TB Control

    Thursday 18 October

    Mobile clinic screening with artificial intelligence During the 49th Union World Conference in The Hague in October this year, TB experts from some 125 countries convened in the World Forum. […]

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  • Our patroness, HRH Princess Margriet, attends TB conference

    Monday 8 October

    Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands will attend The Union President’s Centennial Dinner in the ‘Ridderzaal’ (Hall of Knights) on October 23rd, the eve of the 49th Union […]

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  • Turning the newly made promises at the UNHLM into action

    Friday 28 September

    THE HAGUE – KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation looks back with satisfaction at the UNHLM that took place in New York on the 26 September 2018 on tuberculosis (TB), the most deadly […]

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  • Kitty van Weezenbeek: a joint “CUT and PASTE” approach to fight TB/HIV

    Wednesday 26 September

    KNCV brings together TB and HIV experts! THE HAGUE, 26 September 2018 In a historic first, the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Wednesday 26 September was devoted to tuberculosis. […]

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  • New vaccine for latent TB announced on day of historic UNHLM

    Wednesday 26 September

    On the day the United Nations holds its first General Meeting on tuberculosis (TB), researchers announce a new TB vaccine that protects half of the people with latent TB. The […]

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  • Member of Parliament Anne Kuik becomes TB ambassador

    Wednesday 26 September

    First Dutch politician signs Barcelona Declaration The Hague, 25 September 2018 CDA’s Member of Parliament Anne Kuik is the first Dutch MoP to sign the Barcelona Declaration—the international document in […]

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  • Latest WHO Global TB Report released: ‘Unite to End TB’

    Tuesday 18 September

    The Hague, – WHO has released its latest annual Global TB report in the lead up to the first United Nations high-level meeting on TB which will be held on […]

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  • KNCV applauds new guidance on MDR-TB treatment

    Wednesday 22 August

    KNCV welcomes the new guidance issued by WHO on the treatment of drug resistant TB and applauds this important step towards safer, shorter, injection free regimens for MDR TB patients. […]

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