Archive Community and Health

 

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CAPACITY: Community approach to increase physical activity in older adults

Milo Puhan

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CAPACITY evaluates a community-based physical activity promotion intervention appropriate for older adults.

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Children with special health
care needs in Switzerland

Meichun Mohler-Kuo

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The study aims to estimate the prevalence of children from 10 to 15 years old with special health care needs.

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Cochrane Public Health Europe

Margot Mütsch /
Milo Puhan

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As a Cochrane Public Health Europe satellite, our overall aim is to support the dissemination and use of public health evidence by public health decision makers. 

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Demographic Change and State of Health in Switzerland

Matthias Bopp

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The project aims at examining pathways empowering individuals to stay healthy as long as possible.

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Evaluation of the implementation of ZÄMEGOLAUFE in Uster and Horgen

Anja Frei

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The aim of this evaluation is to assess the scaling-up of the community-based physical activity promotion intervention ZÄMEGOLAUFE in Uster and Horgen.

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Evaluation of Vitamin D Status in pregnant women and neonates

Sabine Rohrmann

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This study determines vitamin D concentrations in pregnant women and neonates.

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Health inequalities
across Europe

Matthias Bopp

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This project aims at comparing variation in life expectancy, self-rated health and cause-specific mortality by educational level in Switzerland with the situation in other European countries

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Impact of green space on health

Martin Röösli / David Fäh

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We examine the impact of green space on health, and evaluate how much of this effect is due to less pollution.

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Knowledge and perception of vaccination among adolescents

Phung Lang

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As part of the measles elimination campaign in the Canton of Zurich, we evaluate knowledge and perception of vaccination among adolescents attending the first year of apprenticeship training.

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Measles Elimination Zurich: defining the role of school doctors

Phung Lang

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We evaluate the role of school doctors employed in the Canton of Zurich in measles vaccination and the factors that motivate school doctors to vaccinate.

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Medical end-of-life decisions

Matthias Bopp

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Medical progress increases the need for medical decisions at the end-of-life - this study examines the determinants of continuing or forgoing life-prolonging procedures.

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Mercury biomonitoring in urine and hair of women and children in a region with partly elevated mercury levels in soil in Switzerland

Holger Dressel

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We conducted a mercury biomonitoring study using urine and hair samples of women and children in a region in the upper Valais with partly elevated mercury levels in the soil.

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M-HEALTH

Oliver Gruebner

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We work on providing big geo- social media data that will allow studies on health and social behaviour monitoring

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Modifiable risk and protective factors of cancer - a population based approach in Switzerland

Sabine Rohrmann

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This project explores the risk factors as well as protective factors of cancer mortality in Switzerland.

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Mortality risk by occupation and education in the Swiss National Cohort

Matthias Bopp

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Population based analyses of socio-demographic determinants of mortality are scarce and often unreliable - a shortcoming that can be solved with the Swiss National Cohort.

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Natural history of lung cancer
in Switzerland and cost-effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography 

Matthias Schwenkglenks /
Milo Puhan

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We assess the cost effectiveness of low-dose computed tomography lung cancer screening in Switzerland.

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Novel integrated infectious diseases diagnosis and surveillance system (NIIDS)

George Abongomera / Jan Fehr

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This project aims to understand the health care needs of people from Eritrea and Somalia living in Switzerland.

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Occupational exposure
and mortality risk

Matthias Bopp / David Fäh

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We evaluate the association between occupation and death for different occupations. 

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We are compiling a brochure showing mortality and life expectancy for as many professions as possible. 

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Opair: Health impact assessment of Plan Opair

Thomas Götschi

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This project is a health impact assessment of reductions in air pollution through plan Opair in the greater Lausanne area.

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Overweight and obesity
in school children

David Fäh

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We evaluate the distribution and determinants of overweight and obesity in school children in the city of Zurich.

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PASTA: physical activity through sustainable transportation approaches

Thomas Götschi

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PASTA is a broadband, interdisciplinary, pan-European project on active travel and its determinants, its relation with physical activity and safety, and its health impacts.

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Pneumococcal Vaccination in Adults in Switzerland: An Analysis of Age and Regional Differences in Vaccine Coverage and Risk Factors for Pneumococcal Infection

Phung Lang
Kyra Zens

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We will assess the nationwide pneumococcal vaccine coverage, particularly amongst those considered to be "at risk" for the disease.

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Prevalence, risk factors and consequences of gestational overweight/diabetes

David Fäh 

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We analyze the prevalence of excess weight gain during pregnancy and associated determinants and risks.

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Projekt Risikobewertung Luftschadstoffe und Gesundheit

Thomas Götschi

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Comparison of mortality associated with exposure of the Swiss population to single carcinogens and to ambient PM10

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SIS- Swiss Immune Setpoint Study

Jan Fehr

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The Immune Setpoint Study is an observational study of 600 healthy volunteers, stratified by age and gender.

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SPAcE: supporting
policy & action for active environments 

Sonja Kahlmeier

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This Erasmus+ Collaborative Partnership project aims to stimulate more participation in physical activity through the development of Urban Active Environments Action Plans in five communities. 

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SPLASHY -
Swiss Preschooler‘s Health Study

Susi Kriemler

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Pilot Study
This is a pilot study to evaluate the feasibility of a motor skill enhancing intervention in preschoolers.

Observational Study
This is an observational study to test the relation between physical activity and stress and important health outcomes such as motor skills, cognition, psyological health and obesity in preschoolers.

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Sportslab SwissOlympic

Susi Kriemler

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We evaluate the best strategy to assess laboratory-based health parameters important for athletes.

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Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE) Systematic Review and Reporting Data Analysis and Sentinella Survey Loss-of-Work Analysis due to Influenza and Influenza-like Infection

Phung Lang

Kyra Zens

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To evaluate the impact of Tick-borne Encephalitis infection and to assess loss-of-work and related costs due to influenza-like illness in Switzerland

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VALVE: Videoanalyse im Langsamverkehr (of slow-moving traffic)

Thomas Götschi

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This is an exploratory project about the feasibility of automated video analysis for the evaluation of safety measures in active travel planning.

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