More than 200 employees have been trained through the National Care Class

Nationale Zorgklas was founded in 2020 on the initiative of ActiZ to offer shortened learning paths during the corona crisis The National Care Class has been in existence for three years. Once started as a crisis training during corona and developed into a platform for training and MBO certificates, National Care Class has now trained … Read more

Panta rhei, everything flows | ACM.nl

Criticism is increasingly heard from left to right about the distribution of products and services via the “market”, which actually means the distribution with a role for the price mechanism of supply and demand. Sometimes the criticism is fundamental and condemns the use of the market as such (“care is not a market”; “nationalize energy”). … Read more

The risk of colon cancer increases with exposure to salmonella

A Salmonella infection is a common bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract Are people more frequently exposed to non-typhoidal Salmonella at increased risk of colon cancer? Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and the University of Illinois have jointly conducted a study to find an answer to this question. Preliminary study results … Read more

Prolonged bird flu most notable outbreaks 2021

Facts Or else 7 November 2022 Last updated: November 7, 2022 No people will be infected with bird flu in the Netherlands in 2021 Bird flu (variant H5N1) was the most notable outbreak in 2021. In October of the same year, the Netherlands had to deal with the start of the largest outbreak of bird … Read more

Long-term health effects are possible due to ultrafine dust from aircraft

Long-term exposure to ultrafine particles from air traffic can have an effect on the cardiovascular system Exposure to ultrafine particles from aircraft around Schiphol can potentially lead to negative effects on the cardiovascular system and the development of the unborn child. There is no evidence that long-term exposure to ultrafine particles is the cause of … Read more

It matters if you waste less food

Every kilogram that is not wasted is a hundred percent gain for the environment Worldwide, one kilogram is lost for every three kilograms of food. “Combating food waste is therefore just as important for the climate as eating less meat,” says Toine Timmermans, program manager for sustainable food chains at WUR. But in a press … Read more

‘In addition to ventilation, schools should also work on air purification’

With the increase in corona infections, many schools face a significant challenge. According to Prof. Bert Blocken, professor of building physics at Eindhoven University of Technology and KU Leuven, this challenge can be tackled with air purification. Blocken hopes that, in addition to ventilation, air purification will also be an important topic in the fight … Read more

‘In addition to ventilation, schools should also work on air purification’

With the increase in corona infections, many schools face a significant challenge. According to Prof. Bert Blocken, professor of building physics at Eindhoven University of Technology and KU Leuven, this challenge can be tackled with air purification. Blocken hopes that, in addition to ventilation, air purification will also be an important topic in the fight … Read more

Several outbreaks reported in 2021 where food was prepared at home

(advertising) Facts Or else 5 October 2022 Last updated: October 4, 2022 People can get sick from food if it is contaminated with pathogens In 2021, the NVWA (Netherlands Food and Drug Administration) and the GGD (Kommunal Health Service) received 14% more notifications about outbreaks of infections caused by food than in 2019. Compared to … Read more

It matters if you waste less food

Every kilogram that is not wasted is a hundred percent gain for the environment Worldwide, one kilogram is lost for every three kilograms of food. “Combating food waste is therefore just as important for the climate as eating less meat,” says Toine Timmermans, program manager for sustainable food chains at WUR. But in a press … Read more