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Shaping Physical, Economic, and Policy Components of the Food Environment to Create Sustainable Healthy Diets.

more accessible for those of higher socioeconomic status. The physical, economic, and policy components of the food environment can all be acted on to promote sustainable healthy diets. Physical spaces ...

A genoserotyping system for a fast and objective identification of Salmonella serotypes commonly isolated from poultry and pork food sectors in Belgium.

economic loss in the food sector. Previously, a genoserotyping method using the MOL- PCR and Luminex technology was developed for the identification of the 6 Salmonella serotypes, and their variants, ...

Mechanical transmission of African swine fever virus by Stomoxys calcitrans: Insights from a mechanistic model.

(ASF) represents a global threat with huge economic consequences for the swine industry. Even though direct contact is likely to be the main transmission route from infected to susceptible hosts, recent ...

Use of a Whole Genome Sequencing-based approach for Mycobacterium tuberculosis surveillance in Europe in 2017-2019: an ECDC pilot study.

complex (MTBC) strains. We evaluated the systematic use of a WGS-based approach for MTBC surveillance involving all European Union/European Economic Area (EU / EEA) countries and highlight the challenges ...

Modelling for Taenia solium control strategies beyond 2020

cestode Taenia solium is responsible for a considerable cross-sectoral health and economic burden due to human neurocysticercosis and porcine cysticercosis. The 2012 World Health Organization (WHO) roadmap ...

Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

Keywords: Belgium Disability-free life expectancy HEALTH EXPECTANCY Health inequality Life expectancy socio-economic inequality trends Abstract: Background: Reducing socio-economic health inequalities is ...

Monitoring health inequalities when the socio-economic composition changes: are the slope and relative indices of inequality appropriate? Results of a simulation study

increased EL4 share as a worsening. We warn against the use of SII and RII for monitoring inequality-tackling policies at changing socio-economic structures. Rather, we recommend to complement the assessment ...

Antimicrobial use in European long-term care facilities: results from the third point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, 2016 to 2017

2016–17. Twenty-four European Union/European Economic Area (EU / EEA) countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia participated in the third PPS in European LTCF s. Overall, 4.9% (95% ...

Antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals: results from the second point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, 2016 to 2017

310,755 patients in 28 of 31 European Union/European Economic Area (EU / EEA) countries. The weighted prevalence of antimicrobial use in the EU / EEA was 30.5% (95% CI: 29.2-31.9%). The most common ...

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