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  • Turning the newly made promises at the UNHLM into action

    Friday 28 September

    THE HAGUE – KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation looks back with satisfaction at the UN HLM that took place in New York on the 26 September 2018 on tuberculosis (TB), the most […]

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  • Kitty van Weezenbeek: a joint “CUT and PASTE” approach to fight TB/HIV

    Wednesday 26 September

    KNCV brings together TB and HIV experts! THE HAGUE, 26 September 2018 In a historic first, the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Wednesday 26 September was devoted to tuberculosis. […]

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  • New vaccine for latent TB announced on day of historic UNHLM

    Wednesday 26 September

    On the day the United Nations holds its first General Meeting on tuberculosis (TB), researchers announce a new TB vaccine that protects half of the people with latent TB. The […]

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  • Member of Parliament Anne Kuik becomes TB ambassador

    Wednesday 26 September

    First Dutch politician signs Barcelona Declaration The Hague, 25 September 2018 CDA’s Member of Parliament Anne Kuik is the first Dutch MoP to sign the Barcelona Declaration—the international document in […]

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  • Latest WHO Global TB Report released: ‘Unite to End TB’

    Tuesday 18 September

    The Hague, – WHO has released its latest annual Global TB report in the lead up to the first United Nations high-level meeting on TB which will be held on […]

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  • KNCV applauds new guidance on MDR-TB treatment

    Wednesday 22 August

    KNCV welcomes the new guidance issued by WHO on the treatment of drug resistant TB and applauds this important step towards safer, shorter, injection free regimens for MDR TB patients. […]

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  • The TB Stigma Measurement Guide has arrived

    Monday 20 August

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation announces the arrival of The TB Stigma Measurement Guidance, developed by the USAID funded, KNCV led Challenge TB project: the largest TB project of its kind, operating […]

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  • IMPAACT4TB project addresses latent TB infection

    Monday 30 July

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation and other consortium partners have banded together to create the IMPAACT4TB project. It is a four-year project aimed at addressing latent tuberculosis infection, providing short-course TB preventive […]

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  • Bedaquiline price reduction could benefit patients worldwide

    Wednesday 25 July

    During a pre-conference event of the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam this year, the Minister of Health of South Africa, Mr. Aaron Motsoaledi, signed a deal with the manufacturer of […]

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  • We remember the people on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    Tuesday 17 July

    On 17 July 2014, 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were killed when their plane was shot down over Eastern Ukraine en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Among […]

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  • A Call for Nominations for KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Award

    Monday 28 May

    Nominations are now open for the 2018 “KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Award for Eminence in Tuberculosis Control”! Since the creation of the award in 2003, KNCV issues a call for nominations […]

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  • Kitty van Weezenbeek: “Childhood TB has been ignored for far too long”

    Tuesday 22 May

    The seventy-first World Health Assembly meeting of the World Health Organization continued to build upon the successes and bold commitments promised during earlier international conferences on tuberculosis including the recent […]

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