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Healthcare-associated infections in home healthcare: an extensive assessment, 2019.

were to adapt and standardise existing IPC guidelines to HHC and to perform a national point prevalence study to measure the burden of HAI in HHC.ConclusionsThis study offers an overview of available ...

Making the case for strong health information systems during a pandemic and beyond.

benefits. Strong data reporting schemes may also support fine-tuning of containment measures during a pandemic as well as transition phases. Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Surveillance de la ...

Position paper on the use of an “estimated acceptable concentration” (EAC) as basis for a control policy's action level for carcinogens unintentionally present in food

potentially too high, is to set action levels which, if exceeded, call for action involving a notification, withdrawal of the food from the market, legal measures or an investigation. Scope and approach As ...

The potential impact of an implemented income redistribution package on obesity prevalence in New Zealand.

were used to assess associations between relative income (income inequality measured by Gini) and obesity prevalence (from the NCD-RisC) for OECD countries. Potential impact fractions were calculated to ...

The Belgian health examination survey: objectives, design and methods.

by trained nurses. The data collection included: 1) a short set of questions through a face-to-face interview, 2) a clinical examination consisting of the measurement of height, weight, waist ...

Biological monitoring of exposure to pesticide residues among Belgian florists

during preparing bouquets and handling contaminated flowers. A study was conducted among volunteer Belgian florists in order to assess their total exposure by measuring concentrations of pesticides (parent ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

au mode de vie Risicofactoren in de levensstijl Summary measures of population health Samenvattende maten van volksgezondheid Mesures synthétiques de la santé publique Health and disease monitoring ...

Public microbial resources centres: key hubs for FAIR microorganisms and genetic materials.

resources, a responsibility shared by scientists, funding agencies and publishers. Journal policies requesting deposit during submission of a manuscript is already one of the measures to make more biological ...

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

of all considered DFLE inequality measures in both genders. In 2011, DFLE gaps were respectively 10.4 and 13.5 years in males and females compared to 6.51 and 9.30 in 2001, representing increases of 61 ...

Women’s excess unhealthy life years: disentangling the unhealthy life years gapAbstractBackgroundMethodsResultsConclusion

Jagger, Carrol; Robine, Jean Marie Source: European Journal of Public Health (2019) Keywords: composite health measures GALI gender inequality Healthy Life Years HLY Abstract: Background: Compared to men, ...

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