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Organization Contact Information

Name: Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Street 1: PO Box 95001
Street 2:
City: Amsterdam
Post Code: 1090HA
Country: Netherlands
Phone: 31205688659
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Lucie
Last Name: Blok
Title: Senior health advisor

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Stella
Last Name: van Beers
Title: research coordinator Epidemiology

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is an independent knowledge centre for international development and intercultural cooperation. Its aims are to contribute to sustainable development, poverty alleviation and cultural preservation and exchange.
KIT contributes to TB control through reserach and technical assistance in the fields of general tb control systems building, health systems strengthening, quality assurance, training, epidemiology and laboratory strengthening.
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We are at the moment not directly involved but have assisted in developing screening guidelines

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Netherlands
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Burkina Faso
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Republic of Moldova
Sierra Leone
South Africa
South Sudan
United Republic of Tanzania
Viet Nam


Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Research and Development Burkina Faso
Research and Development Burundi
Research and Development Cameroon
Research and Development Democratic Republic of the Congo
Research and Development Ethiopia
Research and Development Ghana
Research and Development India
Research and Development Indonesia
Research and Development Madagascar
Research and Development Mali
Research and Development Pakistan
Research and Development Sierra Leone
Research and Development United Republic of Tanzania
Research and Development Zambia
Technical Assistance Afghanistan
Technical Assistance Bangladesh
Technical Assistance Botswana
Technical Assistance Brazil
Technical Assistance Burkina Faso
Technical Assistance Burundi
Technical Assistance Cambodia
Technical Assistance Cameroon
Technical Assistance Colombia
Technical Assistance Congo
Technical Assistance Democratic Republic of the Congo
Technical Assistance Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Technical Assistance Egypt
Technical Assistance Ethiopia
Technical Assistance Gambia
Technical Assistance Ghana
Technical Assistance India
Technical Assistance Indonesia
Technical Assistance Kenya
Technical Assistance Lao People's Democratic Republic
Technical Assistance Madagascar
Technical Assistance Malawi
Technical Assistance Mali
Technical Assistance Mongolia
Technical Assistance Mozambique
Technical Assistance Myanmar
Technical Assistance Namibia
Technical Assistance Netherlands
Technical Assistance Niger
Technical Assistance Nigeria
Technical Assistance Pakistan
Technical Assistance Philippines
Technical Assistance Republic of Moldova
Technical Assistance Rwanda
Technical Assistance Sierra Leone
Technical Assistance Somalia
Technical Assistance South Africa
Technical Assistance South Sudan
Technical Assistance Sudan
Technical Assistance Suriname
Technical Assistance Uganda
Technical Assistance Ukraine
Technical Assistance United Republic of Tanzania
Technical Assistance Viet Nam
Technical Assistance Yemen
Technical Assistance Zambia
Technical Assistance Zimbabwe


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
In collboration with HLSP KIT works as independent M&E agency for TB-REACH funded projects in 60 projects worldwide

Laboratory Strengthening:
KIT contributes to the STOP-TB led development of guidance on strengthening laboratories for TB and Quality assuracne methods.
Furthermore KIT provides TA on lab strengthening in various countries and runs regular courses on laboratory quality assurance.
General TA to TB control programmes in various countries.

Development of M&E systems to measure effectiveness of new case finding strategies under TB-Reach funded programmes
Developed in collaboration with KNCV and TBCare the QUOTE tool and QUOTE-light tool to measure client satisfaction in TB Care
Developed method to measure workload in TB control


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: June 29, 2012