NEWS

World Antibiotic Awareness Week at AIGHD

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites change in ways that render ineffective the drugs used to cure infections. In other words, medicines become less effective, making infections harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat.

Virtual INTEREST is only 1 Month Away

OWith the 14th Annual INTEREST conference only one month away, the International Conference Committee has been hard at work planning presentations, virtual networking events, live poster presentations, and more.

AIGHD response to COVID-19

As citizens react to the outbreak and the measures introduced, AIGHD staff from various disciplines share their insights.

WHAT WE DO

RESEARCH

We conduct collaborative, interdisciplinary research on urgent themes in global health and development: antimicrobial drug resistance, chronic care & aging, the economics of human development, health markets, infectious disease elimination, and urbanization & health.

EDUCATION

We develop and inspire the next generation of global health leaders at undergraduate, post-graduate and professional levels to shape a healthier and more prosperous future for all.

POLICY & COMMUNICATION

We accelerate progress on global health and development objectives by sharing knowledge and insights with global agencies, governments, NGOs, and the scientific community.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

SoNAR-Global

Mobilizing social sciences against infectious threats.

RapidProfiling SARS-CoV-2

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

STool4TB

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