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  • Board of Trustees Appointments

    Thursday 19 May

    At KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation’s General Assembly on 18 May 2016, the Chair Dina Boonstra stepped down from the Board of Trustees after three terms, according to procedure. By way of […]

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  • Measuring TB Stigma

    Tuesday 17 May

    Expert Consultation on measuring tuberculosis (TB) stigma. On May 17 and 18th, 2016, technical experts are meeting in The Hague to debate and formulate strategies for the measurement of tuberculosis […]

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  • Rapid diagnosis and shorter treatment provides patients with resistant tuberculosis new hope

    Thursday 12 May

    The World Health Organization (WHO) today came with recommendations for the use of innovative, rapid diagnostics for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) combined with shorter, cheaper treatment regimen that is easier for […]

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  • KNCV welcomes Canada’s Pledge to Global Fund Replenishment

    Tuesday 10 May

    Canada Announces Pledge & Commitment to Host Global Fund Replenishment Conference Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will pledge CAD785 million to The Global Fund to Fight […]

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  • Congratulations to the Government of The Philippines & Parliamentarians.

    Wednesday 4 May

    Congratulations to the Government of The Philippines & Parliamentarians for the “Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Plan Act” http://www.gov.ph/2016/04/26/republic-act-no-10767/ AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE PHILIPPINE PLAN OF ACTION TO ELIMINATE TUBERCULOSIS AS […]

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  • Beatrijs Stikkers new Vice-Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Global Fund

    Tuesday 3 May

    The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has appointed KNCV’s Beatrijs Stikkers-Muller as Vice-Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee for a 2-year term commencing […]

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  • Race to ‘Reach the Missed Cases and End TB Death’

    Monday 18 April

    Annual TB Research Conference and World TB Day Celebration held in Dire Dawa and Haramaya, Eastern Ethiopia. By: Dr. Daniel Fisseha and Anteneh Tesfaye (KNCV/CTB) As we got into a […]

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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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