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Last 18-20 September 2023, the highly anticipated in-person EpiGen Ethiopia project kick-off took place at the National Training Centre of the Ethiopian Public Health Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting was opened by Dr. Geremew Tasew (Director for Bacterial, Parasitic, and Zoonotic Diseases Research Directorate at...

Our speakers for the Joep Lange Chair and Fellows Symposium have finally been announced. Links: Registration (closing soon): bit.ly/JLCF2023. Livestream: https://bit.ly/JLCF2023-LIVE. More about our speakers, their projects, and research interests: Speakers - Joep Lange Chairs project (aighd.org) Professor Sharifah Sekalala is a Professor of Global Health Law at...

We are mourning the passing of Dr. Anja van ‘t Hoog, our former colleague at AIGHD. An accomplished and celebrated physician, epidemiologist, and a global health professional through and through, Anja was active in a wide scope of activities which led her to provide key contributions...

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” - African Proverb It was with this sentiment in mind that Frank Cobelens began his work as Chair of the Executive Board of the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and...

A significant gender gap has persisted throughout the years at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines all over the world. Even though women have made tremendous progress towards increasing their participation in higher education, they are still under-represented in these fields....

AIGHD Senior Fellow, Anniek de Ruijter, is the AIGHD research lead for the END-VOC project, which is explained in detail in the story below. Interview on the emergence of new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, with three researchers from the END-VOC project: François Balloux, Director of the Institute...

During this illustrative podcast of six episodes Amsterdam institute for Infection and Immunity researchers and AIGHD fellows Marc van der Valk, Professor in Internal Medicine, and Peter Reiss, Professor in Medicine, guide you through the world of HIV together with the podcast hosts Loiza Lamers...