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Organization Contact Information

Name: TBVI
Street 1: Runderweg 6
Street 2:
City: Lelystad
Post Code: 8219 PK
Country: Netherlands
Phone: +31 320 277550
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Erna
Last Name: Balk
Title: Director Advocacy and Communications
Phone: 0031 320 277 552

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: René
Last Name: Coppens
Title: Director Resource Mobilisation

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
TBVI is an independent non-profit foundation that facilitates the development of safe, more effective vaccines to protect future generations against tuberculosis.
Since its formation in 2008, TBVI has brought together an integrated network of over 50, mainly European universities, institutes and the private sector in the development of new vaccines that are globally accessible and affordable. Research conducted by TBVI’s network has already resulted in new vaccine discoveries, proving that new vaccine approaches can be developed.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Information on developments within the TB world
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Not direcetly, but inderectly by developing new, protective vaccines.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Netherlands
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Republic of Korea
South Africa
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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:

New TB Vaccines:
We financially support and bring expertise to an integrated network of over 40 universities, institutes and industries to develop more effective, safe vaccines that will be globally accessible and affordable. Research conducted by our mostly European based network has already resulted in promising vaccine discoveries.


Declaration of interests:
We have no confict of interest with respect to the Global Partnership to Stop TB

Application date: February 11, 2010
Last updated: June 16, 2014