Consultant TB Control The Netherlands
Gerard de Vries is a senior TB consultant and Technical Coordinator of team the Netherlands and Elimination at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. He is coordinates TB control activities at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Center for Infectious Diseases Control (CIb).
Dr. de Vries has 21 years of professional experience in TB control and worked as a TB Public health physician and was head of the Department for TB control at the Municipal Public Health Services in Rotterdam. He has published more than 25 peer-reviewed articles on TB on several subjects. His PhD was on molecular epidemiology in an urban setting. He is author of the National TB Control Plans 2010-2015 and 2016-2020.