Project

The public health impact of congenital toxoplasmosis (CT) and cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection in Belgium

Duration
01 October 2014 → 30 September 2018
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Diagnostics
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Gynaecology and obstetrics
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Diagnostics
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Gynaecology and obstetrics
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Nursing
    • Medicinal products
    • Diagnostics
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Gynaecology and obstetrics
    • Immunology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
Keywords
Epidemology Congenital infections Public health impact
 
Project description

CT and cCMV can lead to lifelong disabilities and fetal or neonatal death. The goal of this project is to assess the public health impact of CT and cCMV in Belgium by using available data sources. This will generate the data needed for breaking the vicious circle of under recognition and neglect