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For PhD candidate Eveline Verheij, diversity in her studies is important – and AIGHD is a perfect fit. “I did a lot of research before I applied for my PhD at AIGHD and was attracted to this PhD position because the work is so versatile.  It's...

Prof. Frank Cobelens and Remko van Leeuwen have been invited to write a global research and development roadmap in support of the development new tuberculosis (TB) vaccines. Currently, there are several candidate vaccines that show potential but choices have to be made as to which...

Half of the world’s population find themselves unable to access essential health services, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Ensuring everyone has access to basic health services without financial hardship is one of the biggest challenges in global health. Hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Global...

Over the last three decades, we have witnessed tremendous progress in HIV care. Millions of people all over the world are now living longer with HIV thanks to antiretroviral treatment (ART). While they are living to older ages, research has shown that these people have a...

The 13th International Conference on HIV Treatment, Pathogenesis, and Prevention Research (the INTEREST meeting) was held in Accra, Ghana from May 14-17, bringing together nearly 700 participants from 39 countries. It was the biggest event ever in terms of registrations, attendees, and abstracts submissions. “Each year, we see...

Reporting on HIV research can be a challenging task, especially when it comes to translating complex research studies and jargon for the general public. And it’s something AIGHD’s Prof. Cate Hankins is determined to do something about. Prof. Hankins co-chairs the Media Scholar Program, which takes...