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COVID-19 is here with us, and with it, the obvious need for change. The stipulated guidelines by the Kenya Ministry of Health on social distancing and increased hand hygiene aimed at reducing the risk of getting this new infectious disease have led to new policies...

Defending her PhD thesis over Zoom was not exactly what Kamela Ng had in mind when she began her research 3 years ago. This defense was a culmination of years of hard work, learning by doing, surmounting obstacles, living in 3 different countries in Europe,...

“It’s been a long time coming,” said Dr. Sabine Hermans when discussing the recently published article in the journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases. The study, completed in 2016, was part of Hermans’ Marie Curie post-doctoral fellowship. It focused on recurrent tuberculosis in the population of...

A job that gives more energy than what it takes: this sounds like a dream for many. For Guus ten Asbroek, Education Coordinator at AIGHD, it is a dream come true, at least when he is designing educational courses and gives lectures to students. He first...

The years of research by H-TEAM is now formally being embraced by policymakers in Amsterdam. Today, the city announces a new policy with a concrete goal of 0 new HIV infections by 2026. Amsterdam wants to test for HIV more often, increase the use of...

Background For PhD student and epidemiologist Marjan Molemans, working in research is a puzzle – and AIGHD is the perfect fit. Long before she joined the organization, Molemans followed the work of the team. She was attracted to the interdisciplinary nature of AIGHD. Seeking a career in...

On Thursday, April 30, 2020, Heleen Nelissen defended her PhD in a very unconventional setting. Rather than presenting her work in front of a room full of professors, family, friends, and onlookers, Heleen sat in a room with Emilie Berkhout and Marjan Molemans in front...

On Thursday, May 7, The Clingendael Institute hosted a webinar as part of the Clingendael Global Health Initiative. These webinars are comprised of discussion sessions around themes in Global Health. These sessions are attended by representatives of Dutch NGOs, business and industry, and academia and...