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  • Nigeria Minister of Health reaffirms support to KNCV/Challenge TB

    Tuesday 12 January

    Our support to TB control in Nigeria is the largest KNCV/Challenge TB project in Africa. The Honorable Minister of Health, Prof. I.F Adewole, the State Minister of Health, Dr.E.O. Ehiamire, […]

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  • Launch of the US National Action Plan for Combating MDR-TB

    Thursday 7 January

    On January 7, USAID will officially launch the Obama Administration’s National Action Plan for Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB). On December 22, 2015, the Administration announced a comprehensive set of U.S. […]

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  • Further decline of TB in the Netherlands in 2014.

    Friday 18 December

    The latest data on tuberculosis in the Netherlands in 2014 have been published by the Center for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands/RIVM. In line with the trend of the past twelve […]

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  • Union 2015: Launch of self-assessment benchmarking tool for Childhood TB

    Thursday 3 December

    On Thursday 3 December, KNCV presented its Benchmarking tool for Childhood TB policies, practice and planning to the meeting of the Stop TB Working Group at the World Conference on […]

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  • Member of Board of Trustees reappointed to permanent European Integration Committee

    Friday 27 November

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is delighted to learn that Mirella C.B. Visser (LLM) has been reappointed by Royal decree for a second term as per 1 July 2015 as Member of […]

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  • Prestigious new post for Frank Cobelens

    Thursday 12 November

    Today, it was announced that Frank Cobelens, Scientific Director at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, is to become the new Chairman of the Board of the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and […]

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  • KNCV signs Bali Declaration

    Tuesday 3 November

    On November 3rd 2015, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation signed the Bali Declaration, at the close of the first Global Summit on Diabetes and Tuberculosis: “Stopping the looming co-epidemic”. “Of course KNCV […]

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  • Global Summit on Diabetes and Tuberculosis

    Monday 2 November

    KNCV’s Chief Executive Officer Kitty van Weezenbeek together with National TB Program (NTP) Manager Dr. Christina Widaningrum and colleagues in the NTP/Challenge TB/KNCV booth, at the world’s first international Summit […]

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  • Tuberculosis is now the world’s deadliest infectious disease

    Wednesday 28 October

    The Hague, 28 October 2015 – New data published today by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the ‘2015 Global TB Control Report Update’ show that tuberculosis (TB) killed an […]

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  • KNCV Update October 2015

    Tuesday 27 October

    Did you miss our latest KNCV update? Read the newsletter here and subscribe to be sure to receive the next one in your mailbox.   KNCV Update Unique partnership with private […]

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  • ‘Making a difference’: White Paper on Dutch research for global TB elimination.

    Tuesday 27 October

    At the Annual Symposium ‘Innovation is everything’ KNCV presented a White Paper on Dutch Research for global TB elimination. The Netherlands has a top position in research and innovation for […]

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  • Doctorates for TB Researchers

    Tuesday 27 October

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation regularly supports PhD candidates. This week we welcome Abdallah Mkopi from Tanzania, and last month Sanne van Kampen successfully defended her PhD thesis. Abdallah Mkopi of the […]

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