Centre for Social Science and Global Health

Research Projects Global Health

  • AIDSRIGHTS: Rights, Responsibilities, and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Global Impact on Moral and Political Subjectivity

    Funded by an ERC Starting Grant, Jarrett Zigon will undertake a transnational, multi-sited ethnographic study of moral and political subjectivity in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs from the perspective of socio-cultural anthropology.

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  • Becoming Men: Performing responsible masculinities in contemporary urban Africa

    This anthropological study examines the reconfiguration of masculinities in urban Africa over the last 30 years. Focusing on how practices and discourses of empowerment and equality shape male subjectivities, this study builds upon a significant ...

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  • Bridging the Gaps: Operational & Impact Research on the Health and Rights for Key HIV/AIDS Populations

    Bridging the Gaps is an international HIV programme on health and rights for LGBT people, sex workers and people who use drugs. Funded by the Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bridging the Gaps is the biggest global health program of its kind.

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  • Chemical Youth

    This ERC funded (Advanced Grant) comparative ethnography aims to understand what chemical and pharmaceutical substances, and not only illicit narcotics, ‘do’ for youths.

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  • COMBATTRAUMA: From warfare to welfare: a comparative study of how combat trauma is internalized and institutionalized

    With this ERC Starting Grant Alex Edmonds will conduct an anthropological study of combat trauma in three Western nations: Israel, the United States, and the Netherlands.

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  • Digital Sister for Urban Youth: Using New Technology For Effective SRHR Communication for Urban Youth of Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has one of the largest youth populations in the world, with an astounding 47.6 million within the age group of 15-24. While young people are bringing about socio-economic changes they remain a highly vulnerable population segment, ...

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  • Ending New Infection in Swaziland: A Catalytic Model for Southern Africa (Dreamfund Postcode Loterij)

    STOP AIDS NOW! and Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) have been granted Euro 8.8 million for a Treatment Centered Prevention (TCP) project in Swaziland from 2011-2014. The project will ensure that at least 90% of those in need of treatment ...

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  • Eradication: The science and politics of a world without AIDS

    This ERC funded research will conduct a multi-sited ethnography in Africa, Europe and North America on the science and politics of HIV eradication.

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  • MaxART (Maximizing ART for Better Health and Zero New HIV Infections) Phase I: Ethnographic Studies of HIV Prevention and Care in Swaziland

    MaxArt is a multi-disciplinary consortium in which the University of Amsterdam collaborates with StopAidsNow!, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and other partners to address barriers to HIV testing, treatment and retention in care in ...

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  • MaxART (Maximizing ART for Better Health and Zero New HIV Infections) Phase II: the Social Science component

    MaxART is a three-year implementation study of ‘Early Access to ART for All’ (2014-2017) underway in Hhohho Region, Swaziland.

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  • Race Matter: On the Absent Presence of Race in Forensic Identification

    This, ERC funded, ethnographic project on race in forensic practice aims to study how technologies of identification shape race. The focus is on ‘face-making’ in forensic identification; i.e. the reconstruction of faces of unknown persons, a ...

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  • Sarphati CoHort studie

    In het instituut werken overheid, wetenschap en bedrijfsleven samen om welvaartsziekten als overgewicht, diabetes en hart- en vaatziekten aan te pakken. Zij werken aan oplossingen op het terrein van preventie en zorg en verbinden onderzoek, ...

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  • Spinozapremie Prof. Dr. Annemarie Mol

    Met deze Spinozapremie, gaan Annemarie Mol en haar medewerkers eten in de praktijk bestuderen

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  • Synthesis evaluation of SRHR subsidy policy frameworks 2011 - 2015

    This evaluation should identify the major results and lessons learned from the five SRHR subsidy policy frameworks, enabling the Ministry and its partners to improve both design and implementation of current and future subsidy frameworks.

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  • Transglobe

    The Trans Global Health programme, funded by the European Union Erasmus Mudus, educates the new generation of global health scientist able to apply transdisipclinary research approaches to meet todays health challenges.

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  • Verhuizen... Waarom? Daarom!

    Dit project is gericht op onderzoek naar overwegingen van oudere dove mensen in Nederland om wel of niet te verhuizen naar Ede, waar het landelijk centrum voor oudere doven De Gelderhorst is gevestigd. Welke argumenten spelen daarbij een rol? ...

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  • When Global Health Meets Local Development: A Case Study of the ‘First 1000 Days of Life’ Intervention in Guatemala

    This NWO Veni funded research will examine the change in public health policy that is the result of the Sustainable Development Goals' explicit focus on global sustainability.

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  • Young Burundians tactical agency regarding sexual relations and decision making: From participatory research to evidence-based and practically relevant sexuality education

    General aim is to generate in-depth knowledge on how power structures and social processes inhibit or enable the internalisation and application of SRHR knowledge and skills by young people in Burundi, and to translate these findings into ...

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