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Providing Measurement, Evaluation, Accountability, and Leadership Support (MEALS) for Non-communicable Diseases Prevention in Ghana: Project Protocol

(NR- NCD s) in Ghana. Code-named the Measurement, Evaluation, Accountability, and Leadership Support for NCD s (MEALS4NCD s) project, it aims to measure and support public sector actions that create ...

Estimating the direct Disability-Adjusted Life Years associated with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in the Republic of Ireland: The first full year

into a single measure, such as the Disability-Adjusted-Life-Year (DALY). Methods: DALY s were calculated as the sum of Years of Life Lost (YLL) and Years Lived with Disability (YLD) directly associated ...

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Belgian nursing homes: results of a surveillance conducted between April and December 2020.

necessary changes in protocol over time. Belgian NH s were severely hit by COVID-19 with many fatal cases. The measure of not allowing visitors, implemented in the beginning of the pandemic, could not avoid ...

Nursing home residents with suspected urinary tract infections: a diagnostic accuracy study

urine dipstick testing in identifying UTI s in NH residents and to explore whether C-reactive protein (CRP) measured by point-of-care testing (POCT) can help in the diagnosis. Methods: During a three ...

Measuring disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to COVID-19 in Scotland, 2020

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Wyper, Grant; Fletcher, Eilidh; Grant, Ian; McCartney, Gerry; Fischbacher, Colin; Harding, Oliver; Jones, Hannah; Moro, Maria; Speybroeck, Niko; Devleesschauwer, Brecht; Stockton, Diane Source: A ...

Strategy and Performance Evaluation of Low-Frequency Variant Calling for SARS-CoV-2 Using Targeted Deep Illumina Sequencing

measures to curtail the virus spread. Additionally, emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants have increased the need for genomic surveillance to detect particular strains because of their potentially increased ...

Validity of self-reported air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollutants in Belgium

Abstract: In epidemiological studies, assessment of long term exposure to air pollution is often estimated using air pollution measurements at fixed monitoring stations, and interpolated to the residence of ...

Orbivirus Screening from Imported Captive Oryx in the United Arab Emirates Stresses the Importance of Pre-Import and Transit Measures

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Martinelle, Ludovic; Haegeman, Andy; Louis, Lignereux; Anne-Lise, Chaber; Dal Pozzo, Fabiana; De Leeuw, Ilse; De Clercq, Kris; Saegerman, Claude Source: Pathogens, Volume 11, Issue 6 (2022) Keywo ...

Anxiety and Depression in Belgium during the First 15 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study

policy measures enacted to contain the spread of the coronavirus have had nationwide psychological effects. This study aimed to assess the impact of the first 15 months of the COVID-19 pandemic on the ...

Towards a generic protocol for measuring the constituent particle size distribution of E171 in food by electron microscopy

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Verleysen, Eveline; Brassinne, Frédéric; Van Steen, Frederic; Nadia Waegeneers; Karlien Cheyns; Machiels, Ronny; Mathioudaki, Stella; Jimenez, Isaac Ojea; Ledecq, Marina; Mast, Jan Source: Food C ...

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