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  • Nursing homes: “the pressure is high but we are in control”

    23-12-2021

    Since the extension of the visit ban last June, 78 nursing home locations in the Netherlands have been monitored via a so-called monitor study by the Academic Workplaces for Elderly Care led by UM and Radboudumc

  • Realisation of national Pilot factory for regenerative medicine has started

    23-12-2021

    RegMed XB has received the first subsidy of 23 million euros from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. This is the start of the realization of the national pilot factory for regenerative medicine after the Dutch cabinet decided on 9 April this year to fund the National Growth Fund proposal of RegMed XB.

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    Fewer patients visited GP due to asthma or COPD during the covid-19 pandemic

    21-12-2021

    Since the start of the corona pandemic in March 2020, the use of general practitioner care by patients due to asthma or COPD has been persistently lower than in 2019, the year before the corona pandemic. 

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    Green light for LIME 2.0 care innovation programme

    20-12-2021

    The Province of Limburg has awarded a second tranche of subsidy of 2,040,000 euros to the 'Kennis-As' project LIME (LImburg MEet). LIME has proven itself in recent years as an accessible and interdisciplinary knowledge center and innovation platform for healthcare.

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    Survey - ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022

    16-12-2021

    The consultation round on the upcoming ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022 is herewith launched! Grab the opportunity to share your experiences with ITEM! Dossier suggestions can be made up to and including 23 January 2022.

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    Veni grant for Daan Westra

    16-12-2021

    The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded a prestigious Veni grant to Daan Westra.

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    Healthcare for undocumented migrants

    15-12-2021

    Together with her master’s students, Milena Pavlova is investigating the access to healthcare of undocumented migrants. Her findings give cause for concern: in many countries, this group has no or little access to healthcare.

  • Borders and viruses, and how to deal with those

    14-12-2021

    How do public health professionals manage Infectious Disease Control (IDC) in a very dynamic and densely populated Euregion such as the Euregion Meuse-Rhine with its active social life across the borders? That is what Dr. Alena Kamenshchikova and her colleagues wanted to find out. From December 2020 until April 2021, they investigated the way Euregional public health professionals in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands tried to control COVID-19.

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    Limburg welcomes first ICAI Lab for the development of artificial intelligence for patient care

    13-12-2021

    The first ICAI Lab in the region – the ICAI Brightlands Smart Health Lab – is committed to making breakthroughs in patient care by developing and deploying artificial intelligence.

  • Choices of hospitals in times of crisis; what does it do to staff?

    13-12-2021

    Daan Westra en Bram Fleuren, leiden samen het project: ‘Uitproberen, aanpassen, opbranden? In dit project onderzoeken zij hoe ziekenhuizen zich aan de COVID-19 pandemie aanpassen en welke gevolgen dit heeft voor de duurzame inzetbaarheid van hun personeel.

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