LERU & EGHRIN Global Health Town Hall Meeting

On the 13th and 14th of June 2022, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and the European Global Health Research Institutes Network (EGHRIN) organised, together with Universitat Barcelona, a Town Hall meeting in Barcelona on global health. The meeting was entitled “Healthy people, healthy societies: an integrated approach”, and emphasised…

PhD student discovers method for detecting bladder infections

AIGHD PhD student has developed a new approach to detect bladder infections. Victoria Janes, a PhD student at the Department of Medical Microbiology at the Amsterdam UMC, who is supervised by AIGHD senior fellow and global health chair, Contance Schultsz, recently published a paper in…

Sally-Ann Ohene successfully defends her thesis on “Assessing components of TB care cascade in Ghana”

On 29 April, Dr. Sally-ann Ohene successfully defended her thesis titled “Assessing components of TB care cascade in Ghana.” Her doctoral research aimed to investigate aspects of the Tuberculosis (TB) care pathway; including how to make use of existing structures in Ghana’s healthcare system to…



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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