NEWS

Vacancy: Communications Intern

Part-time (24-36 hours per week) – based in Amsterdam The position The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development is looking for a motivated, dynamic communications intern who is keen to bring their own perspective to our various communications channels (internal & external) while enhancing…

AMR-Global partners awarded grant for antibiotic resistance research program

Partners of AMR-Global have been awarded funding to carry out a research program on antimicrobial resistance. The collaboration is co-funded by the PPP Allowance made available by Health~Holland, Top Sector Life Sciences & Health, to stimulate public-private partnerships. The program is titled “AMR-Global: Reducing inappropriate…

PhD Fellow finds similar risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection between people living with and without HIV

Just last month, PhD Fellow for the AGEhIV Cohort Study, Myrthe Verburgh, had a paper accepted into the Journal of Infectious Diseases on SARS-CoV-2 incidence in the AGEhIV Cohort. The study concluded that there was a similar risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection among both HIV-positive and…

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.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

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SoNAR-Global

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

STool4TB

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