• 25/09/2019

    Innovative TB treatment support project kicks off in the Philippines

    ASCENT aims to assist patients succeed in treatment using digital adherence technology. On World Lung Day, the innovative TB treatment…

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  • 01/09/2019

    Antacid helps tuberculosis bacteria to survive

    In 2017, some 10 million people suffered from tuberculosis and 1.6 million died of the disease. One reason why infection…

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  • Current recommended treatment regimen for highly drug-resistant TB (left) versus the BPaL regimen (right).


    FDA approval of BPaL regimen an important breakthrough in TB control

    The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today approved pretomanid for the treatment of highly drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (TB)…

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  • 23/07/2019

    ASCENT: Empowering patients through digital technology

    GENEVA/THE HAGUE, The next three and a half years, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation will lead the innovative ASCENT project, which stands…

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  • 20/06/2019

    Call to Action for awareness on AMR

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is one of the civil society organizations that signs the Call to Action for awareness on antimicrobial…

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  • 28/05/2019

    Wolfheze Workshops 2019: inspiring knowledge exchange & concrete steps forward

    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundations can look back at an inspiring edition of the Wolfheze Workshops 2019 (15-17…

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  • 15/05/2019

    Unique gathering of TB and HIV experts in Scheveningen

    Biennial Wolfheze Workshops focuses on alarming tandem of infectious diseases THE HAGUE, 15 May 2019 International experts in the field…

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  • 12/04/2019

    Dutch civil society calls upon increase of Dutch commitment to the Global Fund

    The Hague – This week, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, in cooperation with Aidsfonds and nine other Dutch civil society organisations* called…

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  • 24/03/2019

    IT’S TIME … for new TB drugs and treatment regimens for all

    THE HAGUE – Today, on World TB Day, the international TB community raises awareness about the deadliest infectious disease in…

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  • 19/03/2019

    TB remains major public health challenge in European region

    The latest WHO/ECDC report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2019 (2017 data) shows that despite an overall decline in…

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  • 14/03/2019

    Promising results from new drugs and shorter regimen in Kyrgyzstan

    The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and USAID announced major advancements in the fight against the ongoing tuberculosis epidemic in…

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  • 08/03/2019

    Short Regimen for Preventing TB Found Safe When Co-administered with New First-line HIV Drug

    New study paves the way for scale-up of TB prevention among people living with HIV, who are dying from TB…

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  • 06/03/2019

    Global Fund Director Peter Sands visited KNCV and the Dutch Parliament

    The Hague – Peter Sands, Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, recently visited the Netherlands.

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  • 11/02/2019

    OneStopTB clinic truck arrives in Lusaka

    The first OneStopTB clinic truck has arrived at Zambart House in Lusaka, Zambia! The truck is an all-in-one diagnostic, testing…

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  • 10/01/2019

    KNCV stool test training in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

    In the fall of 2018 we announced the development of a simple stool-based diagnosis by KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation that could…

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