New HIV policy in Amsterdam embraces H-TEAM research

The years of research by H-TEAM is now formally being embraced by policymakers in Amsterdam. Today, the city announces a new policy with a concrete goal of 0 new HIV infections by 2026.

Professor Wendy Janssens appointed to AIGHD Executive Board and Full Professor at VU

The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development congratulates Professor Wendy Janssens for being appointed Full Professor of Development Economics at the Vrije Universiteit and the newest member of the AIGHD Executive Board, representing the School of Business and Economics of the VU.

AIGHD response to COVID-19

As citizens react to the outbreak and the measures introduced, AIGHD staff from various disciplines share their insights.



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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Mobilizing social sciences against infectious threats.

HCV Study

Assessing the incremental cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical introduction of a dual AB/AG test to detect Hepatitis C compared to the standard of care in three countries.


Childhood Acute Illness & Nutrition Network