Vacancy: PhD Student

Vacancy PhD student Full-time (40 hours per week) – based in Amsterdam The position The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD), in close collaboration with the Amsterdam UMC (location AMC) Department of Global Health and the Division of Infectious Diseases, is seeking a…

Interdisciplinary research aims to prevent forest malaria in South East Asia

Over the last 20 years, malaria cases have declined across South East Asia. The disease, however, remains a serious issue for people who visit forests in the region. Christopher Pell, a social scientist based at AIGHD, collaborates with researchers from the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research…

HIV and the lungs: Important discoveries in recently published Lancet Healthy Longevity article

Earlier this month, Sebastiaan Verboeket and colleagues published a paper in the Lancet Healthy Longevity journal about the long-term effects of HIV-infection on lung function. As increasing numbers of people living with HIV have access to antiretroviral therapy, they are able to achieve sustained viral…



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.


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.


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




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


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