Our aim is to create a healthy society for everyone. We are doing this by providing high quality research to improve the individual quality of life and innovate healthcare and public health. Building a bridge between our research and society has our highest priority.
Charlotte van Laake will conduct further research into chronic pain in spinal cord injury patients.
The affordability of cigarettes in the Netherlands remained virtually unchanged between 2010 and 2020. This has emerged from research by Maastricht University (UM), and makes it clear that the excise duty increases have been insufficient to make smoking less affordable.
The awarded projects all contribute to MUMC+'s mission to work on health promotion in the broadest sense.
Doctors and patients making treatment decisions together benefits patients as well as the healthcare system in general. CAPHRI PhD candidates Ruben Sars and Romy Richter are convinced of this. They are both conducting research aimed at improving and implementing this communication process, called Shared Decision-Making. Their focus is on people with low health literacy. “There’s still a lot of progress to be made in that area”, says Ruben.
The KOALA study: Child, parents and health - lifestyle and genetic constitution.
The impact of COVID-19 on the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion
The OPEN programme
On 22 June the annual CAPHRI Research Day took place. We are looking back on a nice, inspiring and sunny day. It was wonderful to see you all again. We hope you liked it too. Did you miss it? No worries, you can watch the plenary sessions here:
CAPHRI is known for its comprehensive PhD training programme for young talented scientists. Our PhD candidates are making a significant contribution to care and public health issues, working on projects that are changing the world around us.
Show the importance of public health, especially now!
With an inspiring campaign in Maastricht, Public Health students of Maastricht University have contributed to the launch of the global initiative 'This is Public Health' (TIPH). Their goal? To showcase what public health is and why it is so vitally important for promoting and protecting the health and wellbeing of our communities.
CAPHRI works in close cooperation with the Maastricht University Medical Center+ (MUMC+). MUMC+ is known both nationally and internationally for its focus on prevention and taking an integrated approach to health care: from prevention, promotion of good health, and basic care, to top-level clinical diagnostics and treatment. Patient safety is our top priority in all of our endeavours. MUMC+ is part of The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres.