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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...

A job that gives more energy than what it takes: this sounds like a dream for many. For Guus ten Asbroek, Education Coordinator at AIGHD, it is a dream come true, at least when he is designing educational courses and gives lectures to students. He first...

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...

A one-of-a-kind workshop co-led by AIGHD brought together researchers, clinicians and community advocates to help address three major infectious disease threats. On November 18-19, EECA INTERACT 2019, the first scientific workshop on HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), was held in Almaty,...

Complex issues often require creative solutions and antimicrobial resistance is no exception. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the ability of a microorganism, such as bacteria or viruses, to stop an antimicrobial (antibiotics, antivirals and anti-malarials) from killing it. It impacts all areas of health care in every...