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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022: Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together

AIGHD is one of the leading research institutes focused on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the Netherlands. Our research in AMR spans around the globe across interdisciplinary fields. AMR is a global problem affecting many facets of our lives – from the water we drink to…

Detecting Multiple Diseases At Once: EU-Funded Didida Project Develops A Cost-Effective Mobile Based Solution In Africa

Last week, 2-3 November, AIGHD representatives Sujan Katuwal and Tobias Rinke de Wit participated in the official kick-off meeting in Nairobi, Kenya of ‘DI-DIDA’: Digital Innovations and Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases in Africa. AIGHD is a Consortium Member, providing scientific support to this 5-year project,…

Arjen Dondorp appointed Full Professor of Translational Global Health

It is with great pride we announce that Arjen Dondorp has been appointed Full Professor. As of 01 November 2022, Arjen Dondorp has been appointed full Professor of Translational Global Health at the University of Amsterdam. His chair resides in the Department of Global Health,…

WHAT WE DO

RESEARCH

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.

EDUCATION

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.

POLICY & COMMUNICATION

We accelerate progress on global health and development objectives by sharing knowledge and insights with global agencies, governments, NGOs, and the scientific community.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

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SoNAR-Global

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

STool4TB

Evaluating a new stool-based QPCR for diagnosis of Tuberculosis in children and people living with HIV