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Nwanneka Okere successfully defends PhD

On 3 March 2022, Nwanneka Okere successfully defended her thesis “Differentiated Service Delivery in HIV Care and Treatment: An Exploration of Sustainability and Impact from Patients and Providers Perspective.” Nwanneka, who moved to the Netherlands from her home country, Nigeria at the beginning of her…

INTEREST CONFERENCE IS BACK IN UGANDA AFTER 16 YEARS

“The driving force behind the INTEREST Conference is to encourage young scientists in our region to become bold and continue with their scientific career,” said Dr. Elly Katabira, Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine, Makerere University DATE, KAMPALA: 5th May 2022 The International…

Advisory Report on Foundations for a Dutch Global Health Strategy

The Advisory Council on International Affairs recently proposed a global health strategy for the Netherlands, “The government has announced a Dutch global health strategy in the coalition agreement. This is an important step because the alarming experiences with the COVID pandemic and global inequalities in…

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SoNAR-Global

Mobilizing social sciences against infectious threats.

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RapidProfiling SARS-CoV-2

Rapid diagnostic profiling of SARS-COV-2 in the context of Persistent Immune Activation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Secondary tuberculosis in lungs and close-up view of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, 3D illustration

STool4TB

Evaluating a new stool-based QPCR for diagnosis of Tuberculosis in children and people living with HIV