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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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  • 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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