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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of healthcare workers: study protocol for the COVID-19 HEalth caRe wOrkErS (HEROES) study

the country’s income level. Results As of August 2021, ~ 34,000 health workers have been recruited. A general characterization of the recruited samples by sociodemographic and workplace variables is ...

COVID-19 mortality, excess mortality, deaths per million and infection fatality ratio, Belgium, 9 March 2020 to 28 June 2020

the study period, 9,621 COVID-19-related deaths were reported, which is close to the excess mortality estimated using weekly averages (8,985 deaths). This translates to 837 DPM and an IFR of 1.5% in the ...

Mental Distress and Its Contributing Factors Among Young People During the First Wave of COVID-19: A Belgian Survey Study

but little is known about the mechanisms. This study examined mental distress and its contributing factors among young Belgian people. Methods: An online survey was widely distributed in Belgium during ...

Predicting the severity of the grass pollen season and the effect of climate change in Northwest Europe

rhinitis is an inflammation in the nose caused by overreaction of the immune system to allergens in the air. Managing allergic rhinitis symptoms is challenging and requires timely intervention. The following ...

Determinants of the risk of burnout among nurses during the first wave of the COVID‐19 pandemic in Belgium: A cross‐sectional study

COVID-19 patients. Conclusion(s): An uneven workload for nurses is an underlying problem during the COVID-19 pandemic and a significant risk factor for their burnout. The decreasedworkload is a risk factor for burnout ...

An assessment of implementation gaps and priority recommendations on food environment policies: the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) in Japan

regulations to restrict food marketing, sales and accessibility of unhealthy foods and non-alcoholic beverages is needed to improve the health of food environments in Japan. Health Topics:  Food consumption and ...

Validity of self-reported data to assess the prevalence of overweight, hypertension and cholesterol

Heyden, Johan Source: European Journal of Public Health, Volume 31, Issue Supplement_3 (2021) Abstract: Background Accurate data on the risk factors of non-communicable diseases is essential to build ...

The history of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype C: the first known extinct serotype?Abstract

1 (2021) Keywords: extinction foot-and-mouth Phylogeny serotype C Abstract: Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious animal disease caused by an RNA virus subdivided into seven serotypes that are ...

Measuring mental health burden in humanitarian settings: a critical review of assessment tools

attention to disasters’ impacts on mental health is growing, mental health effects are not well understood due to inconsistencies in measurement. Objective: The purpose of this study is to review mental ...

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