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In the Netherlands, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was recorded on February 27, 2020. In the past several weeks, the virus has continued to spread throughout the country and around the world. As citizens react to the outbreak and the measures introduced, AIGHD staff...

Every year, we mark our calendars for World TB Day—a day to raise public awareness about the devastating disease and commemorate the thousands of people who lose their live to tuberculosis each day. Yet, in a time when coronavirus news is at the forefront of...

The coronavirus reached the Netherlands last week and began spreading around the country. How has the Dutch population reacted? What is a useful frame of reference for this situation? And what are the legal guidelines for dealing with the outbreak? Four UvA researchers - a...

On 03 and 04 March 2020, a broad range of stakeholders with complementary expertise and experience in the fight to end tuberculosis (TB) will convene in Amsterdam to discuss and build consensus on the elements, challenges and objectives of the new Global Roadmap for the...

Curious, focused and thoughtful: those are all words that describe AIGHD Chairman Prof. Frank Cobelens. He has worked at the organization since its inception in 2009, and seen it evolve from a small research group into a fully-fledged interdisciplinary institute. The institute was established by Prof....