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Joining Forces in the Fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa

Clinical Pharmacology Studies in Pregnant Women and Children

By Quirine Fillekes

Thesis design package
Cover, inner pages, invitations & propositions:
Concept, illustration, book design & layout

Background information:
The subject of this dissertation concerns the distressing situation in Africa, where mothers have little or no access to HIV / AIDS medication, due to lack of transport (days walking) or a refrigerator (medication needs to be kept cool.) Quirine Fillekes comes with nice (partial)solutions in this thesis. I wanted to capture the warmth, hope and love for Africa that Quirine radiated in a cover illustration. Around the woman, you can see first a close ‘protection’ area made of the African flag, and the second one further away made of the European flag – symbolizing Europe working together with Africa. The soft-touch laminate gives the book an extra soft ‘feel’.

Thesis defense; 27 – 08 – 2013
@ Radboud University Nijmegen

Printing: Ipskamp printing
Special finishing: Soft-touch laminate

Winner of the FIGON – Dutch Medicines Days Dissertation Award 2014
Thesis Design Package