World Hepatitis Day: Lending a Helping Hand Through Community Engagement and Collaboration

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day and this year’s theme is ‘Help Can’t Wait’. In order to spread awareness of this condition, we had the opportunity to talk with Paul Zantkuijl about his projects and engagement with Hepatitis C in the Netherlands. Paul is a…

Where is she now? Sylvia Mwanza-Kabaghe, Zambia – INTEREST 2019 Joep Lange Award Winner

Sylvia, born and raised in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, has worked in the pediatric sector for nearly her entire career. Her undergraduate degree in special education led to her first position as Child Development Officer at the Paediatric Center of Excellence, where she…

Call for Abstracts: Joep Lange Chair and Fellows Masterclass 2021

Call for Abstracts Interdisciplinary Masterclass in Global Health and Development: The Future of vaccination 2 & 3 November 2021 Led by the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development and the Joep Lange Institute   Are you a PhD candidate or a Postdoctoral fellow wanting…



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