Amsterdam UMC wants to work worldwide to provide the best care for tomorrow. Therefore, we sometimes work across national borders. Read the most recent articles on the topic of global health:
Malaria vaccine development breakthroughs from 2022 2022 counted a series of breakthroughs with regards to malaria vaccine development. Martin Grobusch, Professor of tropical and travel medicine, shares his view about where we stand today in malaria vaccine development.
Tackling Global Mental Health "where the people are, not where the professionals are" 78% of suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries. While across the world as a whole, an estimated 1 in 8, 970 million people, are living with a mental disorder. Numbers that Claudi Bockting, Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at Amsterdam UMC and co-director of the Centre for Urban Mental Health, only sees going one way: upwards.
Antibiotics resistance serious threat to public healthIt is increasingly common for antibiotics to fail against pathogenic bacteria and fungi. Professor Constance Schultsz, physician microbiologist at Amsterdam UMC, researches antimicrobial resistance and emerging infectious diseases: "There are ICUs outside the Netherlands where bacteria are even untreatable."
Predicting child mortality from malnutritionResearchers have found that by looking closely at clinical warning signs in ill severely malnourished children, it is possible to determine which children are most likely to die during admission to the hospital.