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Welcome to the website of the section Child Health and Care Research.

Child Health & Care Research is one of the 5 research sections of the department of Public and Occupational Health of Amsterdam UMC (location: VU University Medical Center) and the Amsterdam Public Health research institute.

Our research focuses on research that contributes to equal opportunities for health and the quality of life of children from minus 9 months to 19 years old.

Key themes are:

- Promoting a healthy lifestyle and development
- Prevention of metabolic dysfunction and diabetes
- Mental health and cognition

This website provides information about our current projects and research team. Inspired people with a passion for child health promotion and research.

For more information or comments please contact us at +31204448203 or send an email to

Prof.dr. Mai Chin A Paw
Chair of the section Child Health and Care Research