Two Dutch Topsectors join forces to fund the GLORIA program

A success for Dutch public-private partnership AMR-Global: Two Dutch Topsectors join forces to fund the GLORIA program AMR-Global, a Dutch public-private partnership bringing together experts in science, business, policy, and society to fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR), has successfully obtained funding for its full GLORIA…

Uitgedokterd: illustrative podcast about 40 years of hiv in the Netherlands

During this illustrative podcast of six episodes Amsterdam institute for Infection and Immunity researchers and AIGHD fellows Marc van der Valk, Professor in Internal Medicine, and Peter Reiss, Professor in Medicine, guide you through the world of HIV together with the podcast hosts Loiza Lamers…

Charles Agyemang to deliver the Dies Speech at UvA celebration

On Monday, 9 January, we will be celebrating the 391st anniversary of the University of Amsterdam. You are cordially invited to the celebration of the Dies Natalis in the Aula. AIGHD Senior Fellow,¬†Charles Agyemang, professor of Migration and Health, has been given the honor of…



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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