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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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  • Nine Dutch buildings lit up in red to commemorate World TB Day

    Tuesday 27 March

    World TB Day is commemorated every year on March 24th, to raise public awareness of the devasting health, social and economic impact of tuberculosis. KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation participated in the […]

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  • 2018 is the year for collective change in our fight against tuberculosis

    Saturday 24 March

    We have an important conference in The Hague later this year, just preceded by an even more important high-level meeting on TB at the UN General Assembly. This is the […]

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  • ‘TREATS’ measures possibility of combined TB and HIV intervention

    Friday 23 March

    A new EUR 12.9 million project measuring the impact of a combination TB and HIV intervention delivered to the entire population has been launched across 14 urban, high prevalence communities […]

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  • The city of The Hague to light up iconic landmarks for World TB Day

    Thursday 22 March

    The Hague, The Netherlands, will join cities across the globe emblazoning its landmarks in red to mark World TB Day on 24 March and to shine a light on the […]

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  • Numbers of new TB patients in European Region decrease, but not enough

    Wednesday 21 March

    A new report released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe indicates that while the numbers of new tuberculosis […]

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  • Celebrating the success of the Public-Private Model in India

    Tuesday 20 March

    India has the largest burden of tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in the world. An estimated 2.79 million people in India become ill with TB every year yet only […]

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  • If Indonesia can give the right example to eliminate TB, so can the world

    Monday 19 February

    Indonesia receives grants to expand healthcare programs against HIV, TB and malaria over the next two years. During a meeting entitled “Acceleration towards Indonesia Free of TB: Multisectoral Contribution” in […]

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  • How Digital Health can play an essential role within global TB control

    Thursday 15 February

    It is still early days, but we are already able to celebrate several wonderful successes achieved by KNCV’s Digital Health team once again confirming the essential role of digital health […]

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  • Pounding the pavement to fundraise for food support in Tajikistan

    Tuesday 13 February

    Left. Right. Repeat. One foot after another. Kilometer after kilometer. Employees of KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation The Hague will pound the pavement to fundraise for food support in Tajikistan. Muscles will […]

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  • “The lack of access to new drugs is a death sentence”

    Wednesday 31 January

    Gunta Dravniece is a Senior Consultant for KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV). She mostly works in countries in the former Soviet bloc and has recently visited Kyrgyzstan to help with the […]

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  • WHO EURO visits KNCV whilst producing film on fight against TB

    Friday 26 January

    This week the WHO Regional Office for Europe visited the KNCV head office for an extensive working meeting, followed yesterday with a visit to GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond and the Department of […]

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