Infectious Diseases

March 20, 2019

(Neglected) Infectious Diseases, such as malaria, TBC, HIV/AIDS, are still among the leading causes of death worldwide, especially in lower-middle income countries. Suriname has marked large successes in decreasing mortality by malaria through very efficient treatment, diagnostic and research programs. The research in this pillar does not only focus on known infectious diseases such as malaria, TBC and HIV/AIDs, but also lesser known emerging neglected infectious diseases such as Chagas and Histoplasmosis.  Read more on our projects