Job van Rest

Consultant Digital Health

Job van Rest has a Master’s degree in International Public Health and started working for KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation in 2008.

Job had multiple positions within the Technical Division. Initially as head of the TB Data Management Unit, supporting the Dutch TB control program. Since 2013 Job is fully dedicated to KNCV’s international projects at first as Surveillance and Data Management Consultant and currently as Digital Health Consultant. Job is working on a variety of projects, supporting multiple countries in the field of digital adherence technology, implementing digital surveillance systems, and digital sample transportation systems amongst others.

Recent publications


Gurung SC, Rai B, Dixit K, Levy JW, van Rest J et al. How to reduce household costs for people with tuberculosis: a longitudinal costing survey in Nepal. Health Policy Plan. 2021 Jun 3;36(5):594-605.Abstract

Dixit K, Biermann O, Levy J, van Rest J, Chandra Gurung S et al. Barriers and facilitators to accessing tuberculosis care in Nepal: a qualitative study to inform the design of a socioeconomic support intervention. BMJ. 2021 Oct 1;11(10). Abstract

Rai B, Dixit K, Aryal TP, Mishra G, Siqueira-Filha NT, Levy JW, Rest JV et al. Developing Feasible, Locally Appropriate Socioeconomic Support for TB-Affected Households in Nepal. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2020;5(2):98. Abstract

Dixit K, Rai B, Prasad Aryal T, Mishra G, Levy JW, van Rest J et al. Research protocol for a mixed-methods study to characterise and address the socioeconomic impact of accessing TB diagnosis and care in Nepal. Wellcome Open Res.2020;5:19. Abstract

Gurung SC, Dixit K, Rai B, Levy JW, van Rest J et al. The role of active case finding in reducing patient incurred catastrophic costs for tuberculosis in Nepal. Infect Dis Poverty. 2019 Dec 3;8(1):99. Abstract


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