Frank Cobelens, MD


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05 Sep, 2008


Senior Epidemiologist with KNCV Tuberculosis Foundations' Research Unit (The Hague, Netherlands), and vice-director of the Center for Poverty-related Communicable Diseases at the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam. Has worked on TB epidemiology and operational research in The Netherlands, Tanzania, Vietnam, Uganda and Rwanda. Main areas of current interest: surveillance of TB drug-reistance, molecular epidemiology of DR-TB.
Currently chair of the Research Subgroup of the Stop TB Partnership's MDRTB Working Group.

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Epidemiologist


  • Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam - CINIMA
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

Work Location(s)

  • Netherlands


  • Dutch
  • English