The New York Times remembers Dr Mark Wainberg.
Anja van’t Hoog and Daniella Brals conducted a five-day training course (3-7 April) in Ilorin, Nigera. Twenty-eight public health resident doctors participated in the course which was kindly organised by Professor Tanimola M. Akande (College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin). Course attendees learnt data analysis in RStudio along with an introduction to Kwara household survey […]
We are very much saddened to learn of the sudden death of our colleague and friend Professor Mark Wainberg who drowned off the Florida coast on Tuesday while on holiday with his family over Passover. Mark had been at the cutting edge of AIDS research since the start of the epidemic. In 1989, he discovered […]
Minimum 16 hours per week – based in Amsterdam The position The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) (of which, the Amsterdam Institute for International Development forms an integral part) is seeking an inquisitive and results-driven Master’s student or recent graduate in the field of development economics to fill the role of Research Assistant. […]
Full-time (40 hours per week) – based in Amsterdam The position The Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) is seeking an inquisitive and results driven early‐career researcher in health sciences, to fill the position of Junior Epidemiologist. We offer you an international setting with a high‐pace that demands a flexible, assertive and creative […]
Renowned TB-researcher to deliver Spinoza Lecture Prof. dr. Christoph Lange will deliver the Spinoza lecture on Tuesday 14 March. The title of the lecture is “The return of the white plague: emergence of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Europe”. Controlling the tuberculosis epidemic is severely hampered by the rise in resistance against a large number of anti-tuberculosis drugs. […]
Vacature: Secretaresse Omvang: fulltime (40 uur per week) Contract: bepaalde tijd (initieel 6 maanden) Het Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) is op zoek naar een secretaresse. Ben jij die professional, kritisch, altijd op zoek naar de beste oplossingen? Heb je gevoel voor humor en weet je zaken positief en voortvarend voor elkaar te krijgen? Stuur […]
South Africa diagnoses almost 20,000 patients with Rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis each year. A research team comprising Helen Cox (University of Cape Town), AIGHD researchers Anja van’t Hoog and Frank Cobelens, and other colleagues assessed the impact of the Xpert MTB/RIF test (a rapid test for tuberculosis and Rifampicin resistance) in reducing delays in treatment initiation and loss […]
The AGEhIV Cohort Study is a study focusing on differences in age-related diseases among people living with and without HIV. The study was initiated in 2010 at the HIV outpatient clinic of the Academic Medical Center and the Infectious Disease Research Department of the GGD in Amsterdam. At the website of the AGEhIV Cohort Study more […]
‘Success stories’ are written by the Network of National Contact Points for Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020 to showcase excellence in European research linked to Responsible Research and Innovation. Read more
Wednesday 15 March, 09:00 – 17:00 hrs Amsterdam health and technology institute (ahti) Paasheuvelweg 25, Amsterdam Please register at email@example.com Places are limited Click here to see the full program
Dr C. Schultsz (1965) has been appointed professor of Global Health, in particular emerging infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance, at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Medicine (AMC-UvA). Constance Schultsz conducts research into antimicrobial resistance and emerging infectious diseases. She focuses on bacterial infections which are transmitted from animals to humans, diagnostic and epidemiological research, […]
14:00 – 16:30 hrs Lecture Room 4 AMC / Meibergdreef 9 Amsterdam PROGRAM Chair Prof. N. Juffermans 14:00 Setting the scene Arjen Dondorp 14:10 Coma and Convulsions Study in Children; preliminary results Arthur Edridge 14:35 Discussion 14:40 AFRIM study; fluid management in malnourished children Job van Woensel 15:05 […]
For the first time the Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine will be streamed live, starting January 18th. Click here for the introductory video.
Arts-onderzoeker Steven van de Vijver deed in samenwerking met het Amsterdam Health & Technology Institute en het Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development onderzoek naar hart- en vaatziektes onder vijfduizend bewoners in de sloppenwijk Korogocho in Nairobi. Op vrijdag 6 januari wijdde Nieuwsuur een item aan obesitas en hypertensie in Afrika.
General Guidelines Abstracts should contain the following four components: – Background: a concise statement of the issue under investigation or a hypothesis; – Materials & Methods: the experimental methods used (including the statistical analyses employed); – Results: specific findings (promises such as “to be completed” or “to be presented” are not acceptable, including statistical analyses; […]
On October 12th, Raph Hamers was interviewed on national radio (VPRO Bureau Buitenland NPO Radio 1) on the emerging problem of HIV drug resistance in sub-Saharan Africa as a possible threat to the success of large-scale HIV treatment. He recently co-authored a research paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on emerging resistance to the widely […]
Hart- en vaatziekten komen vaker voor bij hiv-positieve patiënten in vergelijking met de algemene bevolking. In dit artikel bespreken de auteurs factoren die een rol spelen bij het ontstaan van hart- en vaatziekten bij mensen met hiv. Daarnaast gaat men in op belangrijke pijlers in de preventie van hart- en vaatziekten in deze patiëntengroep. Link […]
Link to SHM 2016 autumn newsletter
Leading Health & Life Science Research in Amsterdam Amsterdam Research brings together opinion leading academic research in the field of Health & Life Sciences developed in the Amsterdam region. In doing so – and on the authority of the two medical centers and the two universities – Amsterdam now has eight alliance research institutes, each […]