World Antimicrobial Awareness Week: Re-centering Antimicrobial Resistance in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Today marks the end of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week organized by the WHO. The 2021 theme, Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance, calls on One Health stakeholders, policymakers, health care providers, and the general public to be Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness champions. While the world has been captivated by the COVID-19…

Internship Vacancy: Qualitative Research Internship with the H-TEAM

Qualitative Research Internship with the H-TEAM The Last Mile: targeted prevention and testing strategies for people with a late-stage HIV infection in Amsterdam – participatory community research using human centered design 32 hours per week – based in Amsterdam. The position The Amsterdam Institute for…

Virtual EECA INTERACT Workshop to be held on 11 November

The Eastern Europe and Central Asia INTERACT Workshop will take place next Thursday, 11 November. This is the second workshop in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region on HIV, tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis C, harm reduction and sexual and reproductive health, returning this time virtually…



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