Some of these infections can no longer be effectively treated, which increases the risk of dying. The One-Health theme supports research into the prevention and cure of infectious disease as well as zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, vaccination, diet and health.

On this website you can find more information on ZonMw subsidy programmes and projects on infectious diseaseas and antimicrobial resistance, and current topics.

In the spotlight

BCAS Funding Programme: worldwide open funding call

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The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is pleased to announce that they have an open funding call as part of its 2020/21 COVID-19 grants programme.

This call is to support research grant applications that address COVID-19 and its impact on infection management globally in particular, antimicrobial stewardship with a focus on translational research.

Deadline for submissions of expressions of interest: 12 May 2021 (23:59 GMT/UK time).

Go to BSAC for more information

Award for RAPDIF-project

Dr. Henk Schallig ontvangt parelbeeldje

Thanks to the development of a new malaria rapid test, sick children with fever in Africa receive the correct diagnosis and the correct medication. In doing so, we help to stop antimicrobial resistance.

View the Award page

Antimicrobial resistance

Read about the ZonMw programmes on antimicrobial resistance.

Go to Antimicrobial resistance

Research on corona and COVID-19

Coronavirus

Together with our sponsors and clients, we are looking into possibilities for financing research into the coronavirus and COVID-19. The pandemic is having a major impact on healthcare and society.

Read more about the research

HIV

How is research helping to prevent HIV and AIDS? View ongoing and completed projects.

Read more about HIV prevention

TB

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Which research does ZonMw facilitate in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of TB? View our research projects.

Read more about TB research

International collaboration for research infectious diseases

Since April 2019 we participate in GloPID-R, Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness. We're partner of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR), who also collaborates with GloPID-R.

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One Health

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One of the focus areas of Wageningen University & Research is Global One Health with themes that cover a broad spectrum of health and diseases in a societal context: infectious diseases, environment, climate, society and food.

Read more about One Health at the WUR website

Additional information about call Antibiotic Resistance and FAIRNESS

Additional information about the call ‘Tackling antibiotic resistance by reusing data and increasing FAIRness’ can be found here, including powerpoint presentations

Watch the video and presentations

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News

Pearl for data gold mine

Which patients with cardiovascular diseases run the risk of a (new) heart attack, heart failure or stroke? What is the optimum personalised treatment? On 15 April, cardiologist Prof. Folkert Asselbergs (University Medical Center Utrecht) received the ZonMw Pearl for a data collection that contributes to answering these questions and for developing a self-management platform.

 

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Changing the game: on the assessment of researchers and their research

Today a consultation meeting of research performing organisations took place. The European Committee Research & Innovation organised this meeting. Several European research funders focused on the assessment of researchers and research teams. Jeroen Geurts, chair of ZonMw and ambassador for the Dutch initiative Recognition and Rewards, was there to represent the Dutch perspective.

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Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Events

AAL Forum 2021

Do you work in the active and healthy ageing sector and you want to participate in the European discussion driving the future of healthy ageing?

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Contact

Monique van der Hoeven

Head of the department

+31 70 349 51 97
hoeven@zonmw.nl
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