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ECOTIP: Ecosyndemic data

Understanding Ecosyndemics Ecosyndemics refer to the negative interactions of diseases that arise due to unfavorable living environments. The ECOTIP project focuses on understanding these interactions and identifying the critical points – or “tipping points” – where a population’s ability to handle such environments weakens, leading to these adverse disease interactions.…

Public Health Data

The trigger The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the demand for data driven decision making amongst policy makers in the public health sector. Registration data on test results and vaccination status were extensively used to create meaningful data analytics. The paradox This health crisis also revealed a remarkable paradox. Whereas governmental researchers…


Applying data science for Health Innovation Recently, the Data Science team got involved in Pim Koolwijk’s Project ‘Start(V)aardig’. The aim of this project is to develop a toolbox for professionals supporting them to improve the motor competence of young children. The project provides a rich source of structured and repeatedly…

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

A Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) is a serious complication of diabetes and can lead to a lower limb amputation if not treated properly and in an early stage . A DFU is often caused by poor blood circulation and neuropathy and therefore also heals poorly. For these long-term non-healing wounds,…