• 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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  • 21/09/2017

    Political solutions needed to get TB out of the world

    Determination, global collaboration and national stewardship are essential for Ending Tuberculosis (TB), for accelerating innovation and for timely response to…

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  • 08/09/2017

    Tackling latent TB in high-burden countries

    For too long, interventions in high-burden countries have focused only on people with tuberculosis (TB) disease.

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  • 21/08/2017

    Progress in Southern India

    Progress in Southern India KNCV is proud to report on the significant progress being realized by REACH,…

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  • 21/08/2017

    A Tale of Two Sisters

    Introduction: In a cool and shady room, two young women sit together on a hospital bed, fidgeting with their…

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  • 01/08/2017

    Reaching out to key populations in Manila

    Last week saw the mid-year project implementation of Improved TB/HIV Prevention and Care – Building Models for the Future in…

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  • 01/08/2017

    Fighting TB among remote mineworkers and their families in Ethiopia

    In Ethiopia, around one million traditional gold miners are at high-risk of TB. They work in confined spaces and are…

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  • 11/07/2017

    KNCV welcomes G20 leaders Declaration

    The Hague– KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation welcomes the G20 leaders Declaration following the G-20 Summit in Hamburg on the 7th and 8th of…

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  • 27/06/2017

    Baby Steps and Big Victories: Fighting Drug-Resistant TB in Kyrgyzstan

    By Tristan Bayly and Bakyt Myrzaliev. The USAID-funded Challenge TB project is supporting the introduction of shorter regimens and new…

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  • 29/05/2017

    KNCV Annual Report 2016

    The first week in June sees a flurry of activity at KNCV; Challenge-TB is hosting its Country Director’s Meeting, the…

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  • 29/05/2017

    New guidelines can help reduce deafness as a side-effect of DR-TB treatment

    After nearly a year of intense collaboration, KNCV will soon be releasing the new PMDT toolkit for the introduction of…

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