Browse Ageing Research Programmes

You are browsing data that matches the following criteria. Click the cross in any box to remove that search criteria.
Funder/CentreMinistry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Programme:Programme Prevention I
Hide ▴

Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport

Show all funders/centres
  • Research Programmes
  • Research Projects

No related projects were found.

Need some help?

If you find yourself getting a bit lost, try using one of the links below to get back to the beginning:

  • Go back to the start page
    You can search the whole database for specific search terms, choose a country or browse by category.
  • Perform an advanced search
    Useful when you know what you're looking for, and where the data might be stored.
  • Browse all Research Centres and Funders
    See a list of all centres from where you can view details and the programmes and projects that are associated with that centre/funder.
  • Browse all Research Programmes
    See a list of all the research programmes in the database. When you look at one you will automatically see which Research Funder/Centre it belongs too, and you can explore this programme's projects or see other programmes within the same funder/centre.
  • Browse all Researchers
    Individual researchers are not "attached" to any particular project or programme. If you want to narrow down the list you could choose a country on the start page and look at the list on the left of the page..
Programme Prevention IResearch Programme

Website

http://www.zonmw.nl

Programme type

Subtheme on ageing

Programme status

Ongoing

Total number of funded projects

70

Summary of key aims

One of the main programmes of ZonMw is Preventive Health Service. Stimulating projects, experiments and research in the field of primary and secondary prevention.
The programme selects and funds research in all fields of prevention, such as infectious diseases, youth health care, health promotion and screening. But also projects concerning lifestyle issues, like nutrition, physical activity, sexual behaviour and the use of tobacco and alcohol.
The programme consists of five sub-programmes that cover all phases from innovation to implementation in practice. Implementation is an essential part of the sub-programmes and it's importance is emphasized in every project plan.
The prevention cycle starts with sub-programme 1 "innovative research on prevention". In this sub-programme research on new prevention interventions is carried out. Behavioural studies, especially the development of strategies to influence behaviour, and the experimental use of health effect screening are of particular interest.
Research on the effectiveness of new technology or measures and research on the cost-effectiveness of new and current interventions in preventative strategies are the main issues of sub-programme 2 "research on effectiveness and efficiency of preventative interventions".
Methodological aspects of implementation is the focus of sub-programme 3. The basic aim of this sub-programme is to ensure that the preventive interventions have been demonstrated to be effective, in any case for a specific target group.
Implementation as such is placed in sub-programme 4 "Models of practice". The same basic principle of the "proved effectiveness" is applied here. Health promotion projects, often for specific target groups such as immigrants, pregnant women, the young and the elderly, are carried out within this sub-programme.
The prevention cycle is completed with sub-programme 5 which refers to the nationwide implementation of interventions on prevention.

Management contact

Dr Marijke Janssens
janssens@zonmw.nl.
+31 (0) 70-3495196
ZonMw
Postbox 93 245
2509 AE The Hague

Admin contact

ZonMw
info@zonmw.nl
+31(0)70-349 5279
ZonMw
Postbox 93 245
2509 AE The Hague

Scientific contact

Dr. Lausanne Mies
mies@zonmw.nl
+31(0)70-349 5279
ZonMw
Postbox 93 245
2509 AE The Hague

Funding contact

Ir. Gerda van 't Bosch
+31-70-3407911
Ministry of Health Welfare and Sport
PO Box 20350
2500 EJ The Hague

Is the project externally evaluated?

Yes

Who has evaluated, or will evaluate, the programme?

Members of the scientific community in the Netherlands.

Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

  • For the programme ✔
  • For the funding agency ✔
  • Nationally ✔