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It’s been five years since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Eastern Ukraine. All 298 on board were killed, including our director Prof. Joep Lange and our colleague Jacqueline van Tongeren, who were on their way to the 20th International AIDS Conference in...

Vacancy: Postdoc position in Statistics and Pathogen Phylodynamics Fulltime (40 hours per week) – based in Amsterdam The position The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) seeks a talented researcher for a research project at the interface of Big Data, Statistics, and Public Health. You will...

Some people consider the number 13 to be unlucky. But for the organisers of the recent INTEREST Conference, it’s a number they’ll remember for years to come. The 13th annual INTEREST Conference took place in Accra, Ghana May 14-17 and had the largest number of abstract...

A new public-private partnership is working to tackle one of the biggest global health threats. AMR-Global is a recently launched public private partnership (PPP) that seeks to establish relationships with academia and organizations within and outside the Netherlands to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) around the world. AMR...

A unique project focused on gaining a better understanding of inequality in one of the world’s biggest countries has wrapped up – and provided important insight. The Inequality in India: Dimensions and Trends project, led by AIGHD is part of the larger United Nations University –...

A team of social scientists and malaria researchers are investigating human behavior to improve malaria prevention and control. Christopher Pell, AIGHD academic staff, is collaborating with a team from Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) based in Siem Pang District, north east Cambodia, to understand forest...