PhDs supervised / co-supervised by AIGHD staff:


ROSALIE BARTELS: Children with severe acute malnutrition: new diagnostic and treatment strategies

VANESSA HARRIS: The role of the intestinal microbiome in rotavirus vaccine immunogenicity – An exploration from correlation to causation

ZLATA TANOVIC: Behind the data: evaluating health care interventions in developing countries


PETER MUGO: HIV screening at health facilities and community pharmacies in Kenya: enhancing test uptake and early diagnosis

WILLY SSENGOOBA: Consequences of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genetic diversity in the context of HIV co-infection for laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis in Africa

TRUNG NGUYEN VINH: Antimicrobial Drug Resistance at the Human-Animal Interface in Vietnam

ROBERT KABA ALHASSAN: Healthcare Quality in Ghana Improving healthcare quality and health worker motivation to promote sustainable health insurance

CARA KOSACK: Point-of-care diagnostic tools: Selection, evaluation and implementation in resourceconstrained settings

CONNIE ERKENS: Evaluating the effectiveness of interventions for the prevention of tuberculosis in a low-incidence setting

RAGNA BOERMA: Prevention, Suppression, and Resistance: Antiretroviral Treatment for Children with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

KATHERINE KOOIJ: Comorbidity and aging in HIV infection

JUDITH SCHOUTEN: Head and heart in treated HIV infection

INGRID DE BEER: Engaging the Private Sector in Public Health Challenges in Namibia


HANNEKE BORGDORFF: The Vaginal Microbiome Associations with sexually transmitted infections and the mucosal immune response

MICHAEL HEAD: Research investments in global infectious diseases – a systematic analysis of the UK research portfolio

SONIA BOENDER: Long-term effects of HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa from access to quality

ANDREW DALE KERKHOFF: Anaemia in Patients with HIV-associated tuberculosis in South Africa: Predictive/prognostic value, aetiologies and treatment


Shuangjie ZHANG: The Clinical Impact of Immunodeficiency and Viraemia in the Era of Combined Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-1 Infection

Deus LUKOYE: Anti-tuberculosis Drug Resistance In Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Uganda”

Amaya LOPEZ BUSTINDUY: The burden of schistosomiasis morbidity in African children: validating novel, low-cost and scalable detection tools and optimizing praziquantel treatment

Sanne Christine VAN KAMPEN: Implementation of New Diagnostics for Tuberculosis

Helen GREEN: Assessing the epidemiological impact of extending the national influenza vaccination programme to healthy children in England

Miranda BROUWER: Operational research on implementation of tuberculosis guidelines in Mozambique

David GATHARA: The use of routine case record data to evaluate quality of inpatient hospital care for newborns and children in Kenya

Michael MWANIKI: Burden and outcome of neonatal diseases and conditions at a rural district hospital setting in Kenya

Samuel OTI: Double burden of disease in the slums of Kenya

Steven VAN DE VIJVER: Cardiovascular disease prevention in the slums of Kenya

Philippe Rwatana MUTWA: Antiretroviral Treatment in Rwandan Children Living with HIV: Clinical and Psychosocial Outcomes

John RUSINE-BAHUNDE: HIV drug resistance and Hepatitis co-infections in HIV-infected adults and children initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Rwanda

Abdallah Bakari MKOPI: Patient-centred tuberculosis treatment in Tanzania

Aina Olufemi ODUSOLA: Development and evaluation of a patient-centered cardiovascular health education program among insured primary care patients with hypertension in rural Nigeria


Sue AITKEN: Towards Virological Monitoring of HIV-1 Drug Resistance in Resource-limited Settings

Cate HANKINS: HIV prevention policy and programme planning: What can mathematical modelling contribute?

Harriet MAYANJA: Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 N interaction

Stephen RULISA: Malaria during pregnancy in Rwanda

Felix KAYIGAMBA: Aspects of tuberculosis and HIV diagnosis, care and treatment in Rwandan health facilities: operational studies

Amin Shaban HASSAN: Characteristic and outcomes of individuals enrolled for HIV care in a rural clinic in Coastal Kenya

Marleen HENDRIKS: Cardiovascular disease prevention in a health insurance program in rural Nigeria

Stephanie DELLICOUR: Assessment of Pharmacovigilance Approaches for Monitoring the Safety of Antimalarial Drugs in pregnancy

Jennifer HILL: Systematic Assessment of Factors Affecting the Delivery, Access and use of interventions to Control the Malaria in pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa


Raph HAMERS: Drug-resistant HIV-1 in sub-Saharan Africa: clinical and public health studies

Kim SIGALOFF: HIV drug resistance among adults and children in SubSaharan Africa

Binh Hoa NGUYEN: Tuberculosis burden in Vietnam; what have we gained from the first national prevalence survey?

Ibrahim SENDAGIRE: Operational aspects of diagnosing and treating tuberculosis and HIV infection in Ugandan urban areas

Christiaan MULDER: Tuberculosis control among immigrants

Nadia Trifonova KANCHEVA LANDOLT: Optimization of Reproductive Health Care for HIV-positive Women

Victor VALCOUR: HIV-associated Cognitive Disorders: Scientific Discoveries through International Collaborations in Thailand

Anchalee AVIHINGSANON: Optimizing long-term care for HIV/hepatitis co-infection and HIV/tubercolosis co-infection in Thailand

Nittaya PHANUPHAK: Promoting early detection of HIV and Anal Dysplasia in Thai men who have sex with men

Ashmanie Reshmie RAMAUTARSING: Optimizing long-term care for HIV-infected patients in Thailand

Saskia VROUENRAETS: Non-infectious co-morbidity in HIV-infected patients


Anja van ‘t HOOG: Tuberculosis Case Finding in a Population with High HIV Prevalence in Western Kenya

Sabine HERMANS: HIV and tuberculosis co-infection in Uganda: clinical management, immune reconstitution and health service delivery’

Anouk KESSELRING: Clinical implications of immune recovery during antiretroviral treatment for HIV infection

Femkje A.M. JONKER: Anaemia, iron deficiency and infections. New perceptions of the interactions between hepcidin, iron biomarkers, anaemia and inflammation in Malawian Children

Michael ESAN: Interventions for anaemia in children living in a resource-poor setting: Malawi


C.J. DUNCOMBE: Outcomes of antiretroviral therapy in Thai adults

N.J. VELDHUIJZEN: The epidemiology of HPV and HIV among high-risk women and steady couples in Kigali, Rwanda

S.F.M. VAN DER BORGT: Making HIV programmes work. The Heineken workplace programme to prevent and treat HIV infection 2001-2010