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  • Researchers identify genes that predict tuberculosis

    Friday 1 April

    From vaccines to biomarkers: results of 12 year research collaboration with University of Cape Town. Researchers from South Africa, USA, The Netherlands and elsewhere have identified genes that can predict […]

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  • World TB Day 2016 is today!

    Wednesday 23 March

    World TB Day, every year on March 24th, aims to raise public awareness that tuberculosis (TB) today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly […]

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  • TB elimination at stake unless Europe takes urgent care of the most vulnerable …

    Thursday 17 March

    TB elimination at stake unless Europe takes urgent care of the most vulnerable including the poor, the marginalised and migrants. New data released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention […]

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  • Opening Joep Lange Institute

    Tuesday 15 March

    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Today is the opening of the Joep Lange Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In July 2015, almost a year after the MH17 disaster, the foundation of […]

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  • Rise in tuberculosis in the Netherlands

    Thursday 10 March

    The Hague, 10th March 2016 – After years of decline, the number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the Netherlands rose again in 2015, for the first time in years. […]

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  • KNCV welcomes Worldwide Access Plan for Delamanid

    Monday 29 February

    In Bangkok on Wednesday, 24 February, Lucica Diutu, Chair of the Stop TB Partnership, and Rajesh Gupta, Senior Director at the Otsuka, jointly announced the launch of a Worldwide Access […]

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  • ‘HEALTH FOR SALE’ – Dutch Leadership on Access to Affordable Medicines and Innovation

    Wednesday 10 February

    On February 5, Aids Fonds, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Health Action International (HAI), KNCV and Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) organized an open […]

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  • USAID-supported TB Call to Action awarded to REACH

    Tuesday 9 February

    REACH, KNCV’s NGO partner in Chennai, India and currently implementing the Eli Lilly Private Public Mix project with KNCV support, has been awarded the “TB Call to Action” project by […]

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  • Jubilee for Netty Kamp

    Friday 5 February

    During the February international meeting week, we congratulated senior consultant Netty Kamp with 12½ years of service (halfway to her silver jubilee) at KNCV. Executive Director Kitty van Weezenbeek recalled […]

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  • KNCV welcomes Diana Numan

    Thursday 4 February

    This week Diana Numan joined KNCV as the new Director of the Operations Division. Diana Numan studied economics at the University of Amsterdam. Before joining KNCV, Diana was working as […]

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  • Start of KNCV’s International Meeting Week

    Monday 1 February

    KNCV central office is buzzing with activity this week, as we welcome staff from across the globe for five intensive days of sharing and fostering a common understanding of KNCV’s […]

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  • Panel debate: From Innovation to Impact

    Friday 15 January

    On January 26, KIT and KNCV hosted the panel debate ‘From Innovation to Impact’. Guest speakers included Mr. Hans Rosling and Mr. Bill Gates. In 2015 the world community agreed […]

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