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The abstract “It was totally unexpected” - Dr. Joseph Baruch Baluku was both excited and shocked when he was awarded the Joep Lange Award at the INTEREST2020 conference earlier this month. The award will cover Joseph’s next year’s INTEREST registration costs and travel costs. It was Joseph’s...

Despite being held online, the Masterclass 2020 edition was a great success! The Joep Lange Chair & Fellows Program Masterclass, which took place on November 26 & 27 allowed 9 PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to present their research and receive feedback from their peers...

With Antimicrobial Awareness week just around the corner, there is no better time to introduce the newest curriculum from Sonar-Global. The Special-Soc training on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a specialized social science educational curriculum designed to give trainers the knowledge, tools, and materials that they...

With the 14th Annual INTEREST conference only one month away, the International Conference Committee has been hard at work planning presentations, virtual networking events, live poster presentations, and more. The main conference week will be held from November 30 – December 4 with a pre-conference...

Koukeo was already a research physician in Laos when a multi-country project crossed his path in 2015 which, became the subject of his PhD thesis entitled: “Studies to provide recommendations on the pre-elimination of Plasmodium vivax in Laos PDR”. Dr. Koukeo successfully defended his PhD on...

On 30 October 2020, the Amsterdam Centre for Global Child Health (ACGCH) will be celebrating the last 20 years of groundbreaking research and education by releasing the report ‘Two Decades of Global Child Health at Amsterdam UMC’. The report captures the achievements and activities and...

Last month, the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, the Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation jointly organized a webinar on global health lessons we can ascertain from the acceleration in development of COVID-19 vaccines. Experts on the panel discussed...

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...