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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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  • 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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