The impact of sex and gender in the COVID-19 pandemic29 May 2020
The case study of Sabine Oertelt-Prigione, developed by the European Commission’s H2020 Expert Group to update and expand "Gendered Innovations/Innovation through Gender", examines the impact of sex and gender in the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Greater attention to sex and gender needed in healthcare13 March 2020
Scientific research shows that both sex and gender influence health behavior and impact disease development, having an effect on its diagnosis, treatment, and long-term effects as well. That is what RIHS researcher Sabine Oertelt-Prigione states in The Lancet EClinical Medicine.
Dutch Brain Foundation grant for EENnacoma20 February 2020
Lavrijsen and Van Erp: ‘This grant will facilitate practice-based research, professionalization and further academization of EENnacoma, and links between different health care and research institutions all for the benefit of people with prolonged disorders of consciousness and their families.'
King Willem-Alexander meets up with Judith Wolf about the causes of doubling number of homeless people6 February 2020
King Willem-Alexander and State Secretary Paul Blokhuis of Health, Welfare and Sport (Ministry of VWS) paid a working visit to Weert on 21 January in the context of shelter for the homeless and day care. During his visit the King and State Secretary spoke with RIHS researcher Judith Wolf.
800k Euro for research project effectiveness ‘Healthy School’4 April 2019
The Dutch government has started the project ‘Gezonde school’ (‘Healthy School’). Schools can achieve this vignette if they devote time and attention to the health and healthy lifestyle of students on the basis of the ‘Healthy school approach’.
eHealth Apps Replacing or Complementing Health Care Contacts21 March 2019
In the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Pim Assendelft and colleagues from the University of Applied sciences Arnhem Nijmegen showed that still relatively little is known about the adverse effects of health apps when used to replace or complement contacts with doctors or nurses.
Doing research with an intellectual disability New guideline for inclusive health research24 January 2019
Patients are increasingly participating in scientific research into their condition. But how do you do that with people with intellectual disabilities? Tessa Frankena figured it out, with the help of two colleagues who have an intellectual disability themselves.
Symposium on inclusive research Monday 14 January 20194 December 2018
How does inclusive research with people with intellectual disabilities work? The academic collaborative ‘Sterker op eigen benen’ invites you to this free symposium ‘Inclusief onderzoek in ‘t eggie’ followed by the PhD defense of Tessa Frankena.
Validation of ACCESS: an automated tool to support self-management of COPD exacerbations13 November 2018
In the International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Lonneke Boer and colleagues described the validity of an innovative software application that provides automated treatment advice to patients with COPD without the interference of a health care professional.
First lustrum student visit WHO & UNAIDS in Geneva7 February 2018
The students got a firsthand experience of what it is like to be in the Global Health capital of the world, to get a better understanding of the broader context of global health policy and the implementation of international health guidelines.