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.

NEWS

Study findings suggest way to improve effectiveness of common childhood vaccine

The study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, suggests rotavirus vaccine effectiveness can be improved by altering microbiome.

Prof. Peter Reiss appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion

Founded by in 1815, the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands is awarded for exceptional service to society. Peter is recognized for his tireless dedication to HIV research and advocacy.

World’s deadliest infectious disease addressed at TB2018

More than 400 delegates came from around the world to work towards a common goal: make tuberculosis (TB) history.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

Shinyanga Test & Treat

Enhancing availability, access and retention in HIV care in rural Tanzania.

HECTOR

The impact of host restriction of Escherichia coli on transmission dynamics and spread of antimicrobial resistance.

RISE Indonesia

Evaluating how teacher reforms in decentralized Indonesia can promote learning gains.