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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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  • News Update on the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health in The Hague

    Thursday 18 January

    The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health will be held this year in The Hague, The Netherlands from 24-27 October 2018, and will focus on human rights, an apt […]

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  • Continued Success

    Wednesday 17 January

    Since the World Health Organization (WHO) made new recommendations to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), Kyrgyzstan has fully embraced them and nothing but success has followed. New regimens and drugs The […]

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  • Dr Tereza Kasaeva, MD, PhD new Director of the WHO Global TB Programme

    Monday 18 December

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation warmly congratulates Dr Tereza Kasaeva, MD, PhD, on her appointment as new Director of the WHO Global TB Programme. We very much look forward to continuing decades […]

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  • Getting to Zero Stigma

    Monday 18 December

    Monday and Tuesday, 10 and 11 December 2017, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) hosted the Getting to Zero Stigma Meeting. The successful meeting brought together advocates from around the world. During […]

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  • Indonesia Accelerates To End TB

    Tuesday 5 December

    Yesterday, Indonesia district mayors in the presence of their Minister of Health, Nila Moeloek and their Minister of Home Affairs, Tjahjo Kumolo, signaled their commitment to accelerate tuberculosis efforts, during […]

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