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  • Summary to the KNCV Webinar: Contact Investigation for COVID-19: Lessons from TB Control Programs

    Friday 3 July

    On 25 June 2020 KNCV held its second webinar in the KNCV Webinar Series: ‘Contact Investigation for COVID-19: Lessons from TB Control Programs’. If you missed our webinar but would […]

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  • Summary and link to the KNCV Webinar ‘Infection prevention and control for COVID-19’

    Thursday 25 June

    On 18 June 2020 KNCV kicked off the new KNCV Webinar Series starting with the topic ‘Infection prevention and control for COVID-19 and other acute respiratory infection’. If you missed […]

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  • Looking back at five successful years of Challenge TB

    Thursday 28 May

    The KNCV-led, USAID-funded Challenge TB (CTB) project operated from 2014 to 2019 in 24 countries and two regions. The overall purpose of CTB was supporting countries with high burdens of […]

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  • Executive Director Kitty van Weezenbeek leaves KNCV

    Thursday 28 May

    Kitty van Weezenbeek has said goodbye as executive director of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. After having held this position for seven years, she continues her impressive career as Director of Surveillance, […]

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  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation sounds the alarm: COVID-19 will cause even more TB deaths

    Thursday 14 May

    The coronavirus has grabbed the attention of the world. Yet with 4,000 deaths a day worldwide, tuberculosis (TB) is holding the macabre top position as the world’s most deadly treatable […]

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  • Martin Boeree has been appointed professor

    Friday 8 May

    Effective 1 April 2020, Martin Boeree has been appointed professor of Clinical Tuberculosis and other Mycobacterial Diseases at Radboud University/Radboud university medical center. He is the first professor in this […]

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  • Dr. Mustapha Gidado becomes acting interim Executive Director of KNCV

    Friday 1 May

    We are very pleased to announce that from 1 May 2020 onwards, Dr. Mustapha Gidado is acting as interim Executive Director of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. Gidado served as Director Challenge […]

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  • Professor John Murray remembered

    Thursday 26 March

    We received the sad news that KNCV’s friend and Union hero Professor John Murray passed away of acute respiratory failure associated with COVID19. John made major contributions to TB and […]

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  • World TB Day: Together we fight TB and the Coronavirus

    Tuesday 24 March

    Today – on World TB Day – KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) sends a special message of support to everyone worldwide working in healthcare and infectious disease control: ‘Today on World […]

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  • Kitty van Weezenbeek appointed as WHO Director Surveillance, Prevention and Control of AMR

    Thursday 20 February

    As of 1 May 2020, the current director of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Kitty van Weezenbeek, will be appointed Director Surveillance, Prevention and Control of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at the World […]

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  • PDPs show the value of purpose driven R&D

    Thursday 20 February

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation looks back at a stimulating dialogue and sharing of good practices during the Product Development Partnerships (PDPs) event ‘Healthcare, Gender and Inclusive R&D: How can we do […]

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  • Exhibition TB Photovoices: We conquer TB and TB stigma

    Friday 14 February

    KNCV presents the TB Photovoices exhibition ‘We conquer TB and TB stigma’. This exhibition can be seen in the Atrium in The Hague (Netherlands) untill the 24th of February and […]

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