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New research into promotion of the health potential of people in a lower socioeconomic position

How can the health potential of people in a lower socioeconomic position be better engaged and promoted? This is the key question in a new call for proposals from the NWA.

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Public health research: knowledge of healthy living

How can research contribute to maintaining and improving healthy living and lifestyle in the Netherlands? We focus particularly on reducing differences in health potential between people in a lower and higher socioeconomic position. Research provides knowledge for enabling a healthy living environment and empowering people to shape their own healthy lives and lifestyle.

Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life

A JPI is a multi-member state initiative around a given societal challenge. Ten JPIs have been developed. On behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sport, ZonMw is a member of four JPIs which are related to health: Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (HDHL), Antimicrobial Resistance, More Years, Better Lives and Neurodegenerative Disease.

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JPI HDHL 10 year anniversary

In this video the JPI HDHL former chair, Martijntje Bakker (ZonMw), shares the achievements she is most proud of and sheds her light on the main challenges for the JPI HDHL in the next ten years.

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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 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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Contact

Karin van Gorp

Karin van Gorp

Programme Manager

+31 70 349 53 17
gorp@zonmw.nl
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