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  • Why TB and HIV programs should strengthen their collaboration

    Friday 1 December

    Today is World AIDS Day, which bears this year’s slogan: ‘Everybody counts’. The slogan is part of the World Health Organization’s ‘Right to health’ theme. It emphasizes the need to […]

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  • The positive impact of the early warning system QuanTB

    Wednesday 29 November

    Significant advances in mobile technologies, network coverage and internet access have opened up great possibilities to improve patient-centered care and public health. KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) strongly believes in the […]

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  • Global Health Café: Spotlight on shortage of Health Care Workers

    Tuesday 21 November

    On Monday 20 November the first of a series of four Global Health café debates was held at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT). The series is an initiative of five […]

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  • Moving towards the global end game of Tuberculosis

    Saturday 18 November

    Yesterday the WHO Global Ministerial Conference “Ending TB in the Era of Sustainable Development: A Multisectoral Response” was held in Moscow. Ministers of Health, Finance and other sectors were present […]

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  • Why we need to measure TB-stigma

    Thursday 16 November

    Stigma is standing in the way of worldwide elimination of tuberculosis (TB). That is the message being put forward by a recent special issue of the International Journal of Tuberculosis […]

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  • World X-Ray Day – a gamechanger

    Wednesday 8 November

    Today is World X-ray Day, the day which we remember the great invention of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923), professor of physics at the German University of Würzburg. In diagnosing tuberculosis, […]

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  • Curing TB in Record Time

    Friday 3 November

    by Marion Biremon & Tristan Bayly This story covers work that is part of the USAID-funded Challenge TB project led by KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation In Kyrgyzstan, the first patients to […]

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  • All patients are entitled to effective medicines against drug-resistant tuberculosis

    Monday 30 October

    The Hague– The recent, “Global Tuberculosis Report 2017” by the World Health Organization (WHO), names tuberculosis (TB) the ninth leading cause of death in the world, with more than 1.7 […]

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  • First Global Health Café

    Thursday 26 October

    On Monday 20 November 2017 the first of a series of four Global Health café debates will be held at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam. The series aims […]

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  • A WOW-effect in the Nigeria health sector

    Monday 23 October

    “Wellness On Wheels” the mobile truck equipped with digital X-ray and GeneXpert was recently launched in Ogun State – Nigeria. The Challenge TB-financed truck and equipment, will offer free TB […]

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  • The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health to be held in The Hague in 2018

    Sunday 15 October

    The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health will focus on human rights when it comes to The Hague, The Netherlands, 24-27 October, 2018. The conference theme will be Declaring […]

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  • State of the Art on Ending TB-related Stigma and Discrimination

    Friday 13 October

    The IJTLD TB Stigma Supplement, which consists of three editorials and eleven original articles, is now released. The stigma around tuberculosis (TB) creates a major challenge to individuals affected by […]

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