‘Valuable Insights’ – JLCF Masterclass 2023 Provides Learning Opportunity to Early-Career Researchers

Each year, AIGHD and JLI hold a Masterclass on the same theme as the Symposium. The purpose of the Masterclass is to give early-stage researchers the opportunity to practice presenting their work, receive constructive feedback, and network not only with peers but also with experts….

Marking 10 years of HIV studies in key populations

On the second year of the the Global Health research masters programme, the course ‘Addressing Disease burden in a Global Context’ is offered to students as an elective. The course is part of the core curriculum and offered by the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health…

JLCF 2023 Symposium ‘Predicting the Futures of Global Health’ A Resounding Success!

Last 31 October 2023, the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) and the Joep Lange Institute (JLI) hosted the 4th annual Joep Lange Chair and Fellows Symposium. Each year, the scientific organizing committee selects a relevant and engaging theme that encompasses various intersections of…

Today, we remember those we've lost because of #HIVAIDS.

AIGHD's founder, Prof. Joep Lange, dedicated much of his professional life combatting HIV/AIDS both in The #Netherlands and on the #African continent.

Learn more about AIGHD's efforts in HIV/AIDS

In the final session of @ectmih2023 I presented in the TB session on behalf of my student #elidearden. A small but very engaged audience and great other presentations made for an excellent session showcasing the breadth of TB work and global south & north collaborations @aighd

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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