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Coffee with Constance Schultsz

Constance Schultsz is a medical microbiologist and professor of Global Health. She has represented Amsterdam UMC on the NCOH Executive Board since 2021. In this interview she tells us about what motivates her, and gives us a glimpse into her life outside the hospital. “I sing and like to go to concerts. Bruce Springsteen’s concert at the Malieveld was a highlight for me.”

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NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 30 May in Amsterdam

A line-up of diverse and very inspiring speakers will present at the NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 2024 in Amsterdam on 30 May on the topic of Microbiology, food, and our changing climate: Consequences, challenges and solutions.

PhD defence: Urban greening can lead to an increase of rodent-borne zoonotic pathogens

Wild rodents can host a great diversity of zoonotic pathogens. Rodents that live close to humans increase the likelihood of transfer of such pathogens.

NCOH Student Travel Grant

The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.

Dutch Minister of Health invests millions in new antibiotics and alternatives

The Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, Edith Schippers, will invest more than 6 million euros in research into new antibiotics during the next four years. The money is intended for a new research programme for the development of antibiotics and is associated with the new National Antibiotic Development Platform. The platform will be part of the Netherlands Centre for One Health and will consolidate and strengthen research. Both the platform and the research programme will start before the end of this year. Schippers announced this September 21th, 2016 in New York, where she spoke about the need to control antibiotic resistance at a special meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Science café ONE HEALTH – Friday 4 november

Science café One Health

Within the NCOH, currently a lot of exciting and important research is being conducted. What is going well? What can be improved? How does collaboration contribute to our research? We invite all NCOH investigators to come to the second Science Café ONE HEALTH to get up to speed with the latest developments and meet fellow NCOH colleagues.

Coffee with Martin Scholten

The Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) brings together academic research institutes in the Netherlands and aspires to provide a trusted launching platform of an excellent standard for public-private partnerships in the international One Health research field. Martin Scholten, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, sets out his vision in this regard.

Leiden University and LUMC join the Netherlands Centre for One Health

Leiden University and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have joined the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH), which unites experts from Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, Wageningen University and Research, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, and Academic Medical Center Amsterdam in the areas of human and animal health, thereby forming an even stronger academic network on infectious diseases in The Netherlands.