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It’s a year of firsts for the 13th annual INTEREST Conference. It’s the first time the conference has received more than 600 abstract submissions. It’s the first time this HIV-focused scientific event is being held in Accra, Ghana. And it’s the first time that Journalist Scholars Training is...

Postdoctoral Research Fellow  Full time (40 hours per week) – based in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) or Nairobi (Kenya) The position The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) is seeking to fill the position of postdoctoral research fellow with experience and strong interest in the area of...

Four years of intense work, research and analysis have paid off for Alberto Garcia-Basteiro: he successfully defended his thesis yesterday. Alberto first joined AIGHD in 2015 as a PhD candidate under the supervision of Executive Board Chair prof. Frank Cobelens and Dr. Sabine Hermans as co-promoter....

Providing the most effective treatment to patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) – that’s the goal of a recently launched research project. As the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, TB kills more people than HIV and AIDS, according to the World Health Organization. Currently,...

The annual INTEREST Conference is already making history – and it’s still months away. A record 613 abstracts were submitted through the open call, a 60% increase from last year. The HIV-focused conference takes place May 14-17 and for the first time, Ghana is the host...

A recent qualitative study identified factors that influence guideline compliance to the Dutch HIV treatment guidelines for laboratory testing in outpatient HIV care in the Netherlands. Evidence-based HIV care guidelines outline recommendations for health care providers to guide the clinical management of patients living with HIV....