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

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.

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Antimicrobial resistance

Read about the ZonMw programmes on antimicrobial resistance.

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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.

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HIV

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

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TB

Man coughing

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

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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

infographic One Health

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

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News

Infographic: International Call

Within ZonMw, international collaboration is increasingly important. This leads to a large group of Dutch scientists taking part in international Calls for the first time.

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Joining forces for COVID-19 vaccination in patients with a compromised immune system

In the beginning of 2021, the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) launched eight different studies on the effects of COVID-19 vaccinations in immune compromised patients. Various knowledge partners are currently working in consortia on these studies. To ensure fast and effective implementation of the research results, ZonMw is working together with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment...

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Calls

Create2Solve - Request for Challenges

Topics

  • While the pharmaceutical, medical technologies, chemical, cosmetics and food industries are increasingly seeking solutions to improve, for example, their prediction of clinical efficacy and/or risk and safety assessments without the use of animals, the solutions are still insufficient;
  • Societal demand for animal-free testing is increasing and there is a need for new innovations to improve human health, a stimulation of this research field is therefore needed.

Part of programme

More Knowledge with Fewer Animals

Published on

12 August 2021

Deadline

6 January 2022,
17.00

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Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Events

EURECO Conference 2021: Tackling the ‘digital divide’

Persons with disabilities, with care needs or with psychiatric illnesses are particularly affected by the impact of the digital divide in society. The EURECO 2021 conference will focus on approaches to promote the development of equal digital participation for these vulnerable groups as well.

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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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