EpiGen Project: Preparing Ethiopia for the next epidemic

When COVID-19 became a pandemic, it unearthed deep uncertainties surrounding the strength of our social systems and the ways in which we respond to biological threats like viruses and bacteria. In the time since, we’ve shifted our understanding of epidemics and are continually finding more…

Vacancy Postdoctoral Researcher – M/ F/ X (36-40 hours)

Postdoctoral Researcher – M/ F/ X (36-40 hours) About AIGHD The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) strives for equal opportunities for health and well-being for all. The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health & Development (AIGHD) is a collaborative institute of various faculties…

Welcome AIGHD’s New Executive Director: Anna Vassall

Join us in welcoming Anna Vassall as AIGHD’s new Executive Director.



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