In the spotlight

Mental illnesses

More than 40% of Dutch people experience mental health problems at least once in their lives. Mental illnesses affect both young and old and can have an enormous impact on sufferers and also on family members, friends and colleagues. Mental illnesses have a large societal impact.

ZonMw promotes, through several funding programmes, the early detection and identification of problems, their effective treatment, and the individualization of mental health care. We want to reduce the number of people with mental health problems, improve their quality of life and their treatment, prevent problem escalation, and avoid unnecessarily lengthy treatments. 

Illicit drugs

ERANID, the European Research Area Network on Illicit Drugs, aims to improve cooperation in drug research in order to allow well-founded policy decisions, prevention and harm reduction interventions. ERANID is meant as a first step towards a longer term transnational cooperation in the field of drugs research.

ERANID

In the spotlight: project on suicidal behaviour

Suicidal behaviour is argued to be the end result of the complex interaction between psychological, social and biological factors. Epidemiological studies resulted in a range of risk factors for suicidal behaviour, but we do not yet understand how their interaction increases the risk for suicidal behaviour. A new approach called network analysis can help us better understand this process as it allows us to visualize and quantify the complex association between many different symptoms or risk factors.

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Workshop on International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC)

ZonMw organized a workshop on disturbed behavior during the International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC) 2018. In our workshop we focussed on the concept of people with disturbed behavior and results form a qualitative and quantitative evaluation.

Abstract of the workshop

News

Powerful US research funder unveils strict open-access policy

One of the world’s richest biomedical research organizations, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), announced on 1 October that it will require scientists it funds to make papers open access (OA) as soon as they are published — a change to its current policy, which allows a delay of up to one year before results must be free to read.

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Overview of AMR-related resources and services

It is with pleasure that we share the public report on the survey set out to create an overview of resources and services related to antimicrobial resistance research. We would like to thank everyone who provided input, participated and/or shared the AMR survey. We are very delighted with the interesting insights it provided.

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Calls

COVID-19: Societal dynamics in the Dutch Caribbean

Topics

  • Measures/strategies in response to the coronavirus
  • Research into the resilience of Dutch Caribbean societies
  • Research into the economic resilience of the Caribbean islands of the Kingdom

Part of programme

COVID-19

Published on

10 September 2020

Deadline

27 October 2020,
14.00

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Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Events

AAL Forum 2021

Do you work in the active and healthy ageing sector and you want to participate in the European discussion driving the future of healthy ageing?

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Contact

Marjolein Scholten

Marjolein Scholten

Programme Officer

+31 70 349 53 35
ggz@zonmw.nl
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