It is ZonMw’s goal to ensure that healthy people stay that way for as long as possible, that ill people recover as quickly and completely as possible and that people who require care and nursing receive the highest standard of services. To achieve this, we need to focus on prevention: on stopping people from becoming ill. And we need good health care for people who nevertheless fall ill.
There is much more knowledge about the link between nutrition and health, including brain health, than a decade ago when the Joint Programming Initiative ‘A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life’ (JPI HDHL) started. Nutrition professors Edith Feskens and John Mathers, the chair and vice-chair of the JPI HDHL Scientific Advisory Board, discuss the most significant scientific achievements and the research objectives for the coming years.Read the interview
The latest special edition of Quality in Care (KiZ) is all about implementation and offers a preview of the European Implementation Event 2021. Check out the journal.Read more
Thanks to the development of a new malaria rapid test, sick children with fever in Africa receive the correct diagnosis and the correct medication. In doing so, we help to stop antimicrobial resistance.View the Award page
Together with our sponsors and clients, we are looking into possibilities for financing research into the coronavirus and COVID-19. The pandemic is having a major impact on healthcare and society.Read more about the research
Research on Nutrition & Health can play an important rol to improve public health, and increasing the quality of life. Through JPI HDHL, 26 governments work together to improve the effectiveness of Research & Innovation investments and to increase knowledge supporting society in moving towards a healthier and more sustainable diet.Watch the movie
Learn more about co-creation and commercialisation of ICT solutions for older adults in the publication ‘The impact of AAL in the Netherlands’. The publication shows what the European Active & Assisted Living (AAL) programme has delivered for the Netherlands until now. Often in the words of those who directly involved. Their stories provide an inspiring glimpse into the future everyday lives of older adults.