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Nijmegen Institute for International Health (NIIH, UMC Nijmegen) is a multidisciplinary expertise centre for international health and tropical infectious diseases in which education, research and service are integrated activities, established in 1972.


The institute is part of the Nijmegen University Centre for Infectious Diseases, one of the topcentres of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre (RUNMC). Infectious diseases is one of the main activities of the RUNMC with focus on host defense, fungal infections and poverty-related diseases.


The Institute has a core of senior academic staff-members, each with several years of field experience in public health or tropical medicine. In addition junior staff is employed for specific projects.


The Institute maintains working relations with several groups within the Radboud University as well as with other Universities in the Netherlands (Maastricht, Leiden, Wageningen and Rotterdam). The Institute has established long-term working relations with specific institutes in Latin America, Africa and Asia.