The 2021 Joep Lange Chair and Fellows Symposium Announcement

The Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development and the Joep Lange Institute will host the annual Joep Lange Chairs and Fellows Program Symposium on 28 October 2021, with the timely theme of The Future of Vaccination. The Symposium will feature world-class experts in the…

AIGHD in Person: Logan Stuck

In June, AIGHD post-doc Logan Stuck was awarded the 2021 Amsterdam Tuberculosis Center (TBC) Seed Grant for his exceptional research proposal, ranked the highest amongst those received. “It is really exciting. This is actually the first research grant I have been awarded. I’ve been involved…

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…



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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