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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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  • Unique initiative with private practitioners against MDR-TB in India

    Saturday 17 October

      Private practitioners central to unique partnership against drug-resistant TB in Chennai, India. The fight for a TB-free India continues to gain ground with the launch of an innovative project […]

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  • WHO consultation with NGOs and other CSOs

    Wednesday 16 September

    The Global TB Programme is pleased to inform of an upcoming global consultation that the World Health Organization is organizing with nongovernmental organizations and other civil society organizations on 11 […]

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  • Effect of Introducing Xpert MTB/RIF in Kazakhstan

    Wednesday 16 September

    A pilot study was conducted in Kazakhstan to assess the effects of introducing the Xpert MTB/RIF (Xpert) diagnostic test to detect tuberculosis (TB) and rifampicin resistant TB among individuals at […]

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  • Expert exchange between Greece and the Netherlands

    Wednesday 16 September

    Comparing TB Control in Greece and the Netherlands: an exchange full of surprises. In early 2015, Katerina Manika, lecturer in pulmonology at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, visited the […]

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  • KNCV Symposium 24 September

    Wednesday 16 September

    On Thursday, September 24, 2015, at its Annual Symposium ‘Innovation is everything’, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation presented the White Paper ‘Dutch Research for global TB elimination. Few people are aware that […]

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  • Taking stock: a blog by Nick Blok

    Wednesday 3 June

    After three months, with 72 interviews in 5 provinces, 10 districts and 11 communes, it is time to take stock of my experience in Vietnam. Generally speaking, I am impressed […]

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  • Interview with Agnes Gebhard on Case finding and DOT in Vietnam.

    Tuesday 11 November

    During the recent Union World Conference on Lung Health 2014 USAID’s CAP-TB interviewed Agnes Gebhard on “Case finding and DOT in Vietnam”. View video on the CAP-TB website. In the video Dr. […]

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  • Maarten van Cleeff receives Karel Styblo Award

    Wednesday 29 October

    At the Opening Ceremony of the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Barcelona, Maarten van Cleeff (MD, MSc, PhD) has been presented with the Karel Styblo Public Health Prize. […]

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