Senior Fellow Catherine Hankins Inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

We are proud to share that AIGHD Senior Fellow Dr. Catherine Hankins was recently inducted as a laureate into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame last April 13, 2024. With a long history of working in the field of Public and Global Health, Dr. Hankins…

World Tuberculosis Day 2024: New Global TB Dictionary Aims to Standardize Terminology in Tuberculosis Research

A diverse group of researchers, public health officials and TB survivors worked together to create a consensus TB Dictionary. ┬áIn the ongoing fight against tuberculosis (TB), a newly launched Global TB Dictionary aims to provide a common language for researchers, policy makers, funders and affected…

AMR-Global Hosts 5th Consortium Meeting

AMR-Global is a public-private consortium built to respond to the ever-growing AMR crisis. Founded in 2019, we recently held our 5th annual meeting at Vakwerkhuis Delft to discuss current updates and to strategize for the future. Led by AIGHD Director for Science Constance Schultsz, the…

#Decolonizing #Global #Health education!

Join Public Health Prof. Agyemang (@Agyemang_c), Associate Prof. Burgess (@thewrittenro), and Public Health Prof. Waiswa (@waiswap) as they discuss ways forward to decolonize global health!

@amsterdamumc @UCLGlobalHealth @Makerere

.@LindaGailBekker, CEO of the @DTHF_SA and professor at @UCT_news, will join us once more at #INTEREST2024.

Passionate about #HIV prevention among #MSM, #Women, and #youth, she will share her insights on #HIVPrevention #Technology.

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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.

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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