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A novel approach to studying the cause of death in Malawi has earned Dr. Wieger Voskuijl and colleagues a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant. Wieger was working in Malawi from 2012-2015, during which time he encountered obstacles that forced him to ask important medical questions....

Last month, the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, the Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation jointly organized a webinar on global health lessons we can ascertain from the acceleration in development of COVID-19 vaccines. Experts on the panel discussed...

“I’m not the usual PhD student,” explained Videlis Nduba, who defended his PhD over Zoom earlier this summer. Videlis has been working as a researcher at the Kenyan Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) within the Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDC) for nearly 20 years. He...

He believes in breaking down barriers between research and other sectors so that research can have a greater impact in the real world. He does this by building partnerships with the private sector and other partners to improve the situation for those who lack access...

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...