Welcome to Child & Adolescent Public Health

"We stand for innovative, high-quality and socially relevant research that contributes to the healthy growth of our youth"
Prof. Dr. Mai Chin A Paw, Section Chair
Playtime Fund
Who has the youth, has the future. A healthy future requires a healthy lifestyle.

Our Mission & Vision

The research of the Child & Adolescent Public Health section falls under the Department of Public & Occupational Health of Amsterdam UMC and is carried out within the Amsterdam Public Health research institute.

Youth grows up happy

CAPH focuses on scientific research that contributes to optimal opportunities for the healthy and happy growing up of young people; from -9 months to 19 years.

Multidisciplinary, innovative, social research

Our research is multidisciplinary, innovative and socially relevant and ranges from risk factors to health effects and from development to evaluation of intervention programs.

Constant innovation

We continue to develop to remain distinctive and innovative.

Our latest news

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De nieuwste promovendus van J&G: dr Vera van den Berg!

Op maandag 13 januari 2020 promoveerde Vera van den Berg met haar dissertatie getiteld “SMART MOVES! Bewegen om beter te kunnen leren?”. Volgens onze collega, Daniëlle van der Aa, was het “een leuke en spannende dag! De opponenten kwamen uit heel het land en stelden interessante vragen. Zo werd er een vraag gesteld over de …

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Welcome to our new, updated website.

We are very happy to have you here! Please feel free to browse around and take a look at what our team has to offer. We have multiple projects running aiming to improve the wellbeing of youth. Stop by from time-to-time to take a look at what’s new, including updates about events, new projects, etc. …

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