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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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Videocall app 123familie.nl winner of JAIN challenge 2021

An app that allows you to make video calls super easy, even if someone doesn’t have digital skills or suffers from forgetfulness or dementia. With this solution the 123familie app won the Dutch JAIN challenge on April 28th. This bi-annual challenge called for solutions based on artificial intelligence, which improve the quality of life and independence of people with dementia and their environment. And which could reduce the workload for...

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Industry and science will jointly develop animal-free innovations

Two Dutch research groups and industry will jointly develop animal-free innovations via the ZonMw call Create2Solve. Over the next five years, the projects will focus on a 3D model of human brain cells and a better test method for potentially toxic substances. The projects will contribute to limiting the use of laboratory animals in both industry and science.

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Pearl for data gold mine

Which patients with cardiovascular diseases run the risk of a (new) heart attack, heart failure or stroke? What is the optimum personalised treatment? On 15 April, cardiologist Prof. Folkert Asselbergs (University Medical Center Utrecht) received the ZonMw Pearl for a data collection that contributes to answering these questions and for developing a self-management platform.

 

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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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Karin van Gorp

Karin van Gorp

Programme Manager

+31 70 349 53 17
gorp@zonmw.nl
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