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How past health crises can lead us through the current pandemic

Crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic have a major impact on our healthcare system. Maternal, newborn, child, adolescent and older people’s health (MNCAAH) are particularly affected. How did healthcare providers and governments ensure essential services during the COVID-19 outbreak, and how did they do it during previous disease outbreaks, natural disasters and humanitarian emergencies? A scoping literature review by the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp and the World Health Organisation (WHO) draws lessons from the past.

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With EOS- Excellence of Science the FWO and the FNRS invest more than €121 million for 37 new research projects.

The FWO, together with its French-speaking counterpart F.R.S.-FNRS, has allocated funding of more than €121 million to 37 research projects within the framework of the second edition of the Excellence of Science programme (EOS).

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six research projects in the field of bioeconomy awarded

The FWO has approved the funding of six research projects in the field of bioeconomy. The FWO is proud to present the selected projects, which will receive total funding of three million euros. Encouraging bioeconomy research is one of the guidelines of the ‘bioeconomy policy plan’, which Flemish Minister for science policy Hilde Crevits presented earlier this year.

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Pupils from minority backgrounds more likely to experience negative relationships with teachers

Pupils from Muslim minority backgrounds are more likely to have a negative relationship with their teacher and experience feelings…

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