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

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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.

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News

‘Reflecting on science should become normal practice’

The new Promoting Good Science (PGS) programme, which is the follow-up to the Fostering Responsible Research Practices (FRRP) programme, will be chaired by Sally Wyatt. PGS is aimed at encouraging sustainable improvements in the science system. Eduard Klasen is stepping down as former chair of FRRP, and he is confidently passing the baton on to his successor Sally, who wants to involve the broader science domain.

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Genderful Research World: to integrate sex and gender in your research

In the Summer of 2021, an international team of early career researchers won the ZonMw/CIHR-IGH Gender in Research Award. It allowed the team to bring their innovative idea for supporting health researchers in integrating sex and gender in research to life. Now they proudly present The Genderful Research World (GRW), an interactive online platform designed for health researchers to easily access resources related to integrating a sex- and...

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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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Online matchmaking event Create2Solve

Do you face challenges in finding an animal-free innovation in research and industry? Sign up for the online matchmaking event on 10 February 2021 at 13:00h CET of Create2Solve by sending an e-mail to mkmd@zonmw.nl.

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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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