Teaser HIV Next Gen

Looking back on a beautiful first edition of HIV Next Gen in Amsterdam! Enjoy the fresh teaser.  …

HIV Next Gen 2018 is a WRAP!

HIV Next Gen 2018 is a WRAP!  Looking back on a super exciting 3 day event, with great speakers, theatre and above all beautiful, inspiring participants from all corners of the world!  Thank you all! HIV Next Gen is related…

HIV Next Gen 1 day left!

SEE YOU THERE ?️   YEAH! Tomorrow we will kick off: HIV Next Gen! Looking forward to an exciting 3 day event in Hotel Casa Amsterdam with inspring talks of beautiful change makers, cool activities in Amsterdam and meeting everyone…

HIV Next Gen this summer in Amsterdam | Be there!

A very special, inspirational, fun occasion   Are you between the ages of 15-21 and passionate about contributing to the global fight to end HIV/AIDS? Join HIV Next Generation, a FREE workshop designed for the next generation of leaders in…

New blog coach Carolien: The recent Ebola outbreak

The recent Ebola outbreak asks for creative solutions   As a virus-fighter I follow the news about the recent Ebola outbreak in Congo with special interest, since I was involved in training specialized research teams to fight the previous Ebola…

Blog: Viruskenner Finals in Indonesia!

This month, at April 16, the Viruskenner final day at high school SMA 16 in Surabaya was organised by the international Viruskenner team.  Around 300 Indonesian students learned how viruses spread and may lead to infection and disease, shared knowledge…

New blog coach Carolien from Australia!

A true virus-fighter thinks outside the box   When you start a new job you always meet new people, that is where I met Samantha Grimley, a Postdoctoral researcher at the Peter Doherty Institute in Melbourne. Samantha studies the HIV,…

Norovirus Sidelines Security Staff at Pyeongchang Olympics

Olympic officials are scrambling to contain an outbreak of the norovirus that has sickened dozens of security guards days ahead of the official kickoff of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games. Around 1,200 security staff members have been kept in their…

Kick-offs Viruskenner in Suriname!

Viruskenner kicked off at primary and secondary schools in Suriname! After the kick-off of the 64 schools in The Netherlands and the start this week at SMA Negeri in Indonesia, it was time for the start of Viruskenner in Suriname.…

Kick-off Viruskenner Indonesia 2018 in the newspapers!

Kick-off Viruskenner Viruskenner Indonesia kicked off this week at SMA Negeri 16 in Surabaya! 300 enthusiastic students, their teachers, doctors of RSUD Dr. Soetomo and 3 Viruskenner coaches from Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands where there! Viruskenner in the…

Blog Eric van Gorp: Why Viruskenner?

Why Viruskenner? Infectious diseases, old and new, can suddenly appear and cause an outbreak (epidemic or pandemic). Important examples are Ebola, Chikungunya, Zika and Yellow fever virus. Unfortunately, we do not yet have treatment for most new virus infections and…