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.
Focusing on young people to break the pattern
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.
On Tuesday 1 December 2020, CAPHRI will host an assessment committee that will be reviewing the performance of CAPHRI and our six Research Lines during the period 2017-2019. The primary aim of the midterm review is to reveal and confirm the quality and the relevance of the research to society and to improve these where necessary.
As part of the National Science Agenda, NWO is providing a grant of 9.8 million euros to the DARTBAC project: Dutch Antimicrobial Resistance Technology development and Biofilm Assessment Consortium. An international interdisciplinary consortium led by MUMC+/CAPHRI researcher dr. Chris Arts will spend the next 6 years researching new technological solutions to the explosively growing problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Nivel and the University Medical Center Groningen, in collaboration with the Departments of Family Medicine of MUMC+ (RL Optimising Patient Care) and Radboud UMC Nijmegen, started a study (funded by ZonMw) into “Changes in organisation and use of care in GP practices and GP out-of-hours centres: lessons from the covid- 19 pandemic ”
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.