• 18/12/2017

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

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation warmly congratulates Dr Tereza Kasaeva, MD, PhD, on her appointment as new Director of the WHO Global…

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  • 18/12/2017

    Getting to Zero Stigma

    Monday and Tuesday, 10 and 11 December 2017, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) hosted the Getting to Zero Stigma Meeting. The…

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  • 05/12/2017

    Indonesia Accelerates To End TB

    Yesterday, Indonesia district mayors in the presence of their Minister of Health, Nila Moeloek and their Minister of Home Affairs,…

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  • 01/12/2017

    Why TB and HIV programs should strengthen their collaboration

    Today is World AIDS Day, which bears this year’s slogan: ‘Everybody counts’. The slogan is part of the World Health…

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  • 29/11/2017

    The positive impact of the early warning system QuanTB

    Significant advances in mobile technologies, network coverage and internet access have opened up great possibilities to improve patient-centered care and…

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  • 21/11/2017

    Global Health Café: Spotlight on shortage of Health Care Workers

    On Monday 20 November the first of a series of four Global Health café debates was held at the Royal…

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  • 18/11/2017

    Moving towards the global end game of Tuberculosis

    Yesterday the WHO Global Ministerial Conference “Ending TB in the Era of Sustainable Development: A Multisectoral Response” was held in…

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  • 16/11/2017

    Why we need to measure TB-stigma

    Stigma is standing in the way of worldwide elimination of tuberculosis (TB). That is the message being put forward by…

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  • 08/11/2017

    World X-Ray Day – a gamechanger

    Today is World X-ray Day, the day which we remember the great invention of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923), professor of…

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  • 03/11/2017

    Curing TB in Record Time

    by Marion Biremon & Tristan Bayly This story covers work that is part of the USAID-funded Challenge TB project…

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  • 30/10/2017

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

    The Hague– The recent, “Global Tuberculosis Report 2017” by the World Health Organization (WHO), names tuberculosis (TB) the ninth leading…

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  • 26/10/2017

    First Global Health Café

    On Monday 20 November 2017 the first of a series of four Global Health café debates…

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  • 23/10/2017

    A WOW-effect in the Nigeria health sector

    “Wellness On Wheels” the mobile truck equipped with digital X-ray and GeneXpert was recently launched in Ogun State – Nigeria.

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  • 15/10/2017

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

    The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health will focus on human rights when it comes to The Hague, The…

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  • 13/10/2017

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

    The IJTLD TB Stigma Supplement, which consists of three editorials and eleven original articles, is now released.

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