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Reflections on key methodological decisions in national burden of disease assessments

across researchers and nations in their resources to perform themselves BoD studies and interpret the soundness of available estimates produced by the Global Burden of Disease Study. Methods BoD ...

Perceived utility and feasibility of pathogen genomics for public health practice: a survey among public health professionals working in the field of infectious diseases, Belgium, 2019

health practice. Methods In May 2019, Belgian public health and healthcare professionals were invited to complete an online survey containing eight main topics including background questions, general attitude ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. Methods ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. Methods ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

Methods: Asthma prevalence was estimated from sales data of reimbursed medication for obstructive airway disease (OAD) prescribed to children between 2010 and 2014, aggregated at census tract level (n ...

An evaluation of species distribution models to estimate tree diversity at genus level in a heterogeneous urban-rural landscape

methods to model tree diversity at genus level based on environmental covariates and presence point data. We aimed to identify the drivers and suitable methods for urban and rural tree diversity models in ...

An evaluation of species distribution models to estimate tree diversity at genus level in a heterogeneous urban-rural landscape

diversity data necessary to investigate such associations are often missing. Here, we evaluate two methods to model tree diversity at genus level based on environmental covariates and presence point data. We ...

Superficial mycoses in Belgium: Burden, costs and antifungal drugs consumption

mycoses in Belgium and to assess trends in associated antifungal consumption. Methods The burden of dermatophytoses (including onychomycosis), as well as skin and genital candidiasis, was estimated using ...

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

Abstract: Objectives We investigated the potential impact of reduced tobacco use scenarios on total life expectancy and health expectancies, i.e., healthy life years and unhealthy life years. Methods Data ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses

outbreak, early diagnosis, and therefore fast and adequate detection, is needed. To this end, a multiplex reverse transcription real-time polymerase chain reaction TaqMan method was designed to detect Zika ...

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