Commemorating 10 Years Since Joep and Jacqueline’s Untimely Deaths

On this day 10 years ago, Malaysian Airlines flight #MH17 was struck down by a missile as it traversed over Donetsk, Ukraine. Two of our dear colleagues, Prof. Joep Lange, founder of AIGHD,  and Jacqueline van Tongeren, were on this flight as they headed to…

Joep Lange Chair and Fellows Symposium and Masterclass 2024

2024 marks a special year for our organization as we celebrate 15 years of AIGHD. This year is also dedicated to the memory of AIGHD’s founder Joep Lange, who tragically died ten years ago and yet, still continues to inspire us with his passion for…

Towards a Just Future in Global Health

This year, the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development will celebrate its 15th year of founding. This year also marks the 10th year of remembrance since the tragic loss of our founder, Prof. Joep Lange, and his partner, Jacqueline van Tongeren. With such a…

The first Conference on #Innovations in #Tuberculosis will be held in Kampala, Uganda from 3-4 July!

Senior Fellow Dr. Frank Cobelens is a member of the organizing committee and a passionate and established #TB researcher.

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Dr. @dkekouevi is an epidemiologist with a background in #HIV #infection and #prevention at the @UniveLomeTg's Public Health Department. With more than 25 years of experience in the field of HIV, he's excited to share his findings on #HIV2

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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.


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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

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