Tiny plastic particles may have subtle effects on the placenta, according to results recently published by researcher Hanna Dusza and her team in the leading journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The researchers call for additional studies to gain a better understanding of the effect of micro- and nanoplastics on the health of the mother and the developing child.
Some of these infections can no longer be effectively treated, which increases the risk of dying. The One-Health theme supports research into the prevention and cure of infectious disease as well as zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, vaccination, diet and health.
On this website you can find more information on ZonMw subsidy programmes and projects on infectious diseaseas and antimicrobial resistance, and current topics.