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EURECO partnership

In 2020, ZonMw became part of EURECO, a European collaboration platform of academic researchers and service providers working on inclusive community planning and development of in the perspective of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). EURECO develops a network of academic researchers and research affined service providers specifically interested in developing inclusive communities.

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Improving participation

People with a disability or chronic illness have a much harder time participating in social life, whether this has to do with work, accommodation, social activities, or mobility. Improving participation is the aim of all the activities undertaken within this theme.

ZonMw contributes to this improvement through knowledge development and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of this knowledge. This cannot succeed without the involvement and practical experience of the target groups themselves, so these are given central importance.

Associate Professor Christine Dedding on participation in research

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In the research world, everybody now knows that good research goes hand-in-hand with the input of peer experts. But how can that participation best be realised? We asked Christine Dedding who, as Associate Professor at Amsterdam UMC, is specialised in participation and co-creation. ‘We need to go and discover and shape things together.'

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Award for RAPDIF

On 19 November, during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, ZonMw awarded a Parel (Award) to Dr. Henk Schallig, parasitologist at Amsterdam UMC. He received the award for the RAPDIF study, which developed better tools and knowledge for tackling fever and malaria in Africa.

Henk Schallig happy in garden with award
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Recent publications from international AMR projects with Dutch participation

On behalf of the Netherlands, we are part of the international partnership Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR), currently a collaboration between 28 member countries. Many projects funded under the framework of the JPIAMR already resulted in outstanding publications that range over One Health areas (Human, Animal, Environment). Here we highlight three projects.

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161 researchers awarded a NWO Veni grant worth 250,000 euros

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 161 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.

 

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Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Related publications

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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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Martijn da Costa

Martijn da Costa

Head of Cluster

+31 70 349 5245
costa@zonmw.nl
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