• 24/03/2023

    Tuberculosis: The Unseen Pandemic

    by Peter Sands, Executive Director, The Global Fund. Q: When do we ignore a deadly pandemic? A: When it’s called…

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  • 23/03/2023

    KNCV presented at the 34th EPHA Annual Conference in Ethiopia

    On 19 – 21 March 2023 KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation attended and presented at the 34th Ethiopian Public Health Associations…

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  • 23/03/2023

    Africa CDC and KNCV TB Plus Sign agreement to Promote Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and The Hague, The Netherlands, March 23, 2023 As the world commemorates World Tuberculosis Day tomorrow, with…

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  • 22/12/2022

    No More Pandemics: Training of national reference laboratory staff

    From 12-22 December 2022, in total eight staff members of the national reference laboratories from Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania and Vietnam were…

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  • 05/12/2022

    The story of Khasan and the shorter, improved TB regimen BPaL

    Khasan (1979): “I am a citizen of Uzbekistan, but I have been living in Russia with my family for several…

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  • 28/11/2022

    Congratulations to NTP Vietnam, for receiving the Ho Chi Minh Award on Science and Technology

    Last week, the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) of Vietnam won the prestigious Ho Chi Minh Award on Science and Technology.

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  • 16/11/2022

    Register for the online symposium ‘Use of digital tools in support of treatment of people with tuberculosis’

    On Wednesday, November 30, the online symposium ‘Use of digital tools in support of treatment of people with tuberculosis’ will…

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  • 01/11/2022

    Publication: Preventive Treatment for Household Contacts of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis Patients

    Christiaan Mulder, Senior Epidemiologist at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, was part of the research “Preventive Treatment for Household Contacts of…

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  • 27/10/2022

    A story from Mulanje district, Southern region, Malawi

    Linda Kabotolo is a 27-year-old woman with two children. She comes from Mabuka in Matekenya village in Mulanje district. Kabotolo…

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  • 11/10/2022

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation launches the People-Centered Framework (PCF) Knowledge Hub

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) today announced the launch of the People-Centered Framework (PCF) Knowledge Hub, an online…

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  • 22/09/2022

    The Netherlands contributes € 180 million to end tuberculosis, HIV and malaria

    The Netherlands is contributing €180 million to the worldwide fight against tuberculosis (TB), HIV/AIDS and malaria. Minister Liesje Schreinemacher of…

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  • 05/08/2022

    KNCV is excited to join the USAID-funded, Johns Hopkins Medicine-led SMART4TB project

    With an investment of $200 million from USAID, Johns Hopkins Medicine launches the Supporting, Mobilizing and Accelerating Research…

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  • 08/04/2022

    Webinar: What’s next for Global Health in the wake of the pandemic?

    The Clingendael Institute organizes a series of online events regarding the complexities around the future of…

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  • 24/03/2022

    New LIFT-TB website highlights efforts to transform TB therapy amidst resurgence during COVID-19 pandemic

    The world continues to battle against two pandemics: COVID-19 and tuberculosis (TB). TB had long been the deadliest infectious disease—until…

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  • 24/03/2022

    ASCENT project: invest in innovative digital tools to end TB

    The Unitaid-funded ASCENT project has entered its final year and is well on its way in showing the benefits…

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