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Some of these infections can no longer be effectively treated with antibiotics, 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.

One Health

infographic One Health

One of the focuses of Wageningen University & Research is Global One Health. Themes that cover a broad spectrum of health and diseases in a societal context are: 

  • Health and (Emerging) infectious diseases
  • Health and environment (this includes climate change)
  • Health and society
  • Health and food
Read more about One Health at the website of Wageningen University & Research

Antimicrobial resistance

With the prospect of pathogens becoming smarter than the drug treatments we are able to develop, antimicrobial resistance is an urgent global problem. A problem that requires a multidisciplinary international approach.

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How is research helping to prevent HIV and AIDS? View ongoing and completed projects.

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eHealth for Healthy Aging, Get Inspired!

On Wednesday October 24th the ZonMw Create Health ten public-private partnership projects and the overarching project are having their kick-off at the DRIVE festival in Eindhoven.


Measles cases hit record high in the European Region

Over 41.000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles in the first 6 months of 2018. The total number for this period far exceeds the 12-month totals reported for every other year this decade. The World Health Organization is now pressing for measures.

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Come to the AAL Forum and join us in our workshop

This year the AAL Forum AGEING WELL IN THE DIGITAL AGE: A growing community of change makers will be held on September 24-26 in Bilbao. It is pursuing the involvement of each attendee as a driver for change within their ecosystems. This event will also give a special emphasis on showcasing AAL technologies and solutions pre-market and on the market and on the organization of interactive and motivational sessions & workshops with contributions...

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Belgium - Netherlands Funding of International Trials (BeNeFIT Call)


  • Comparative effectiveness trials
  • Practice-oriented clinical studies
  • Efficiency Studies
  • Return on investment

    Part of programme

    Health care Efficiency Research & Rational Pharmacotherapy

    Published on

    14 August 2018


    2 October 2018,


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