7 December 2017

One of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world without tuberculosis in 2030. The Radboudumc is conducting research into means for prevention and control through its Tuberculosis reference center Radboudumc Dekkerswald.

This is one of the items in the Euronews documentary about the PanACEA project, in which Martin Boeree (Radboudumc Dekkerswald), coordinator of the project is being interviewed.

 
View the documentary here.
 

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