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Impact of tobacco control interventions on health expectancies: use of dynamic modelling for health impact assessment in Belgium

effect size and the timing varied. Conclusion: This study suggests that smoking yields major losses in terms of HLY and LE in Belgium. The comparisons of alternative scenarios with the “business-as-usual” ...

Assessing polypharmacy in the general older population: comparison of findings from a health survey and health insurance data

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Johan Van der Heyden; Françoise Renard; Finaba Berete; Jean Tafforeau; Brecht Devleesschauwer Source: European Congress of Epidemiology, Lyon, France (2018) Keywords: chronic conditi ...

Comparison of the population attributable fraction, average attributable fraction and attribution method to assess the contribution of specific diseases to disability in cross-sectional studies

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Clémence Palazzo; Renata T.C. Yokota; Jean Tafforeau; Herman Van Oyen; Nusselder, Wilma Source: WEON 2017: Epidemiological Methods for Implementation Research, Antwerpen, Belgium (20 ...

Quantifying the burden of stillbirths before 28 weeks of completed gestational age in high-income countries: a population-based study of 19 European countries.

Gestational Age Humans Live Birth Population Surveillance Pregnancy Stillbirth Abstract: BACKGROUND: International comparisons of stillbirth allow assessment of variations in clinical practice to reduce ...

Comparaison de deux techniques d’extraction d’ADN de Plasmodium à partir de gouttes épaisses Comparison of two Plasmodium DNA extraction methods from thick blood films

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Dieudonné Makaba Mvumbi Source: (0) Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Surveillance de la santé et des maladies Ziekten en gezondheid in kaart brengen Manuscript versions:  DOI:  https ...

Global patterns in monthly activity of influenza virus, respiratory syncytial virus, parainfluenza virus, and metapneumovirus: a systematic analysis.

the tropics. Duration of epidemics was similar across all sites for respiratory syncytial virus (4·6 months [4·3 to 4·8]), as it was for metapneumovirus (4·8 months [4·4 to 5·1]). By comparison ...

Cost-DALY comparison of hip replacement care in 12 Belgian hospitals

hip replacement treatment in Belgian hospitals. This objective study uses a cost-disability-adjusted life years (DALY s) ratio to propose a comparison of hip replacement surgery among 12 ...

Unit Response and Costs in Web Versus Face-To-Face Data Collection: Comparison of Two Cross-sectional Health Surveys.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Elise Braekman; Stefaan Demarest; Rana Charafeddine; Sabine Drieskens; Finaba Berete; Lydia Gisle; Johan Van der Heyden; Van Hal, Guido Source: J Med Internet Res, Volume 24, Issue 1 (2022) Keywo ...

Urban rats as carriers of invasive Salmonella Typhimurium sequence type 313, Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.

ST313 (n = 3, isolated from deep organs but not from rectal content). Sixteen human S. Typhimurium isolates (all ST313) were available for comparison: MLVA and cgMLST revealed two distinct rat-human ...

Exposure to lead when manufacturing cookware from scrap metal: A public health threat in the artisanal sector in DR Congo

survey in six cookware manufacturing workshops and, for comparison, eight carpentry workshops (negative controls) and 14 lead batteries repairing workshops (positive controls). All workshops are located in ...

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