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

NWO launches new NWA call about acceptance of animal-free models

How can we encourage the acceptance and implementation of existing animal-free models? This is the key question in the new call published by the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA). Almost 2.9 million euros is being made available in this call for research by broad consortia of researchers and civil society partners. ZonMw is realising this Call for proposals in collaboration with NWO.

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78 researchers receive NWO-Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros

The Dutch Research Council has awarded 78 experienced researchers a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros. 15 of these fall under the ZonMw field of activity. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group in the coming five years.

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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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