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.


Dr. Vanessa Harris receives award for outstanding PhD thesis of 2018

AIGHD’s Dr. Vanessa Harris has something to celebrate: her thesis was recognized as one of the top PhD theses of 2018 from the Amsterdam UMC. She received the honor at an annual awards session on Tuesday, June 18.

AIGHD leads new diaries project focused on enhancing Universal Health Coverage

Can digital tools help improve access to health care? A newly launched ‘diaries’ research study hopes to find out. The Enhancing UHC in Kenya through digital innovations research project seeks to understand how Kenyan rural households manage their household finances.

AIGHD, PharmAccess, AHTI, and Joep Lange Institute remember MH17

It’s been five years since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Eastern Ukraine. All 298 on board were killed, including our director Prof. Joep Lange and our colleague Jacqueline van Tongeren, who were on their way to the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.



Mobilizing social sciences against infectious threats.

HCV Study

Assessing the incremental cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical introduction of a dual AB/AG test to detect Hepatitis C compared to the standard of care in three countries.


Childhood Acute Illness & Nutrition Network