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.
On 23 November, the team within research institute CAPHRI that investigates COVID-19 in nursing homes received the CAPHRI Societal Impact Team Award for the great national and international impact their research has had on the well-being of nursing home residents.
The only way to get enough people to quit smoking to achieve the goals of the National Prevention Agreement is to substantially increase the excise duty on tobacco products. This is the conclusion of research by Maastricht University (UM) on the price sensitivity of people who smoke cigarettes or rolling tobacco.
A warm welcome to Silvia Evers as our new scientific director! She succeeds Maurice Zeegers as of 1 November 2021.
Due to the rising COVID-19 cases we decided to postpone the face-to face CAPHRI Research Day to 22 June 2022. Instead, we are organising an online Research Meeting on 23 November 2021 from 12:00-14:00 CET.
The impact of COVID-19 on the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion
Zorgnetwerk Elsloo, a local care network for older people
COVID-19 related (research) initiatives where CAPHRI researchers are contributing to.
The latest expert comments on the coronacrisis from CAPHRI researchers in the media.
CAPHRI researchers reflect on the pandemic and its effects from their own expertise.
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.