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Come Zebra, E.I. (author), van der Windt, H.J. (author), Nhumaio, G. (author), Faaij, A.P.C. (author)
article 2021
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van Bilsen, J.H.M. (author), van den Brink, W. (author), van den Hoek, A.M. (author), Dulos, R. (author), Caspers, M.P.M. (author), Kleeman, R. (author), Wopereis, S. (author), Verschuren, L. (author)
Metabolic disorders, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes have a large impact on global health, especially in industrialized countries. Tissue-specific chronic low-grade inflammation is a key contributor to complications in metabolic disorders. To support therapeutic approaches to these complications, it is crucial to gain a deeper understanding...
article 2021
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in de Bakker, R. (author)
Pregnant women can do a lot to protect their unborn children. But sometimes, the greatest protections occur long before pregnancy. In developing countries, women often don’t have access to good, easy-to-understand information about reproductive health. In fact, many don’t even know that family planning is possible. TNO and its partners aim to...
other 2020
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in de Bakker, R. (author)
Children with delayed develop-ment during infancy and early childhood can experience a lifetime of challenges. Of all children living in low- and middle-income countries, about 43% are at risk for developmental delay. The effort to improve the health and well-being of children around the world begins with a single way to measure and track child...
other 2020
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in de Bakker, R. (author)
In some parts of the world, women have access to all the care they need to have a well-monitored and safe pregnancy, and to give birth to a healthy child. But in developing countries, especially in rural areas, access to effective antenatal care is far from ideal. Every year, hundreds of thousands of women and children die in childbirth from...
other 2020
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Pali-Scholl, I. (author), Verhoeckx, K. (author), Mafra, I. (author), Bavaro, S.L. (author), Mills, E.N.C. (author), Monaci, L. (author)
Background. There is an increasing demand for animal-derived products in the developing countries. This poses major concerns for the sustainable production of safe and nutritious food. Consequently, to address these needs alternative sustainable sources of valuable dietary proteins are sought for. Scope and approach. In this review, we discuss...
article 2019
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Rodríguez-Espíndola, O. (author), Albores, P. (author), Brewster, C. (author)
Purpose: Decision-making structures are commonly associated with the logistics challenges experienced during disaster operations. However, the alignment between the operational level and the decision-making structure is commonly overlooked. The purpose of this paper is to provide an analysis of the fit of both levels and its impact on...
article 2018
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Stubbé, H. (author), Badri, A. (author), Telford, R. (author), Oosterbeek, S. (author), Hulst A. van der, (author)
Education for children in the developing world is in crisis, and children growing up in war are already at the sharp end of global development challenges: of the 57 million primary-age children who are out of school, almost half live in conflict zones (http://www.unicef.org/media/media_75652.html). This research is grounded in the issues of...
bookPart 2017
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Stubbé-Alberts, H.E. (author), McCance, G. (author), Twissi, Z. (author), Ibrahim, N. (author)
Access to quality education is essential for children's academic, occupational, social, and emotional outcomes. Yet globally, 121 million school-aged children are out of school. Many of these children live in countries affected by armed conflict, poverty, or instability. Additionally, host countries - taking in refugee children - require...
conference paper 2017
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Stubbé, H. (author), Badri, A. (author), Telford, R. (author), van der Hulst, A. (author), van Joolingen, W. (author)
E-Learning Sudan (ELS) is a custom-built computer/tablet game that provides alternative learning opportunities to Sudanese children who are excluded from education. Unique in ELS is that children can learn mathematics, in their own remote village, without a teacher. This research study assessed the effectiveness of ELS in two pilots through a...
article 2016
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Stubbé, H. (author), Badri, A. (author), Telford, R. (author), van der Hulst, A. (author)
E-Learning Sudan (ELS) is a custom-built computer game that provides alternative learning opportunities to Sudanese children who are excluded from education. Unique in ELS is that children can learn mathematics, in their own remote village, without a teacher. This research study assessed the effectiveness of ELS through a pretest-posttest...
conference paper 2015
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Sybesma, W. (author), Kort, R. (author), Lee, Y.K. (author)
We describe factors promoting the exploration of locally sourced probiotics, targeting local populations to balance human needs and market opportunities. This would be particularly beneficial for people in developing countries, who generally lack access to affordable probiotics and are often exposed to poor hygiene conditions, toxic compounds,...
article 2015
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Szewczuk, S. (author), von Gavel, S. (author), Verhagen, W.P. (author), Schreuder, M.H. (author), Marnphweli, S. (author), McMaster, A. (author)
There is a genuine opportunity for the developing world and rural areas to leapfrog the conventional Western paradigm of power. Where conventional electricity delivery is reliant on expensive, polluting and centrally controlled generation (with its spider web of infrastructure and dependence on decades-old technologies), the developing world can...
conference paper 2014
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Posthumus, B. (author), van den Homberg, M.J.C. (author), de Boer, J. (author), Klarsfeld, L. (author), Chevrollier, N. (author), Jaspert, T. (author)
Over the past twenty years, the number of mobile phone subscriptions has risen from 12 million to more than six billion. 75% of the world has access to a mobile phone and the developing world is now more mobile than the developed world. However, the growth of non-voice services on these mobiles for the Base of the Pyramid users is still at the...
conference paper 2013
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Agyemang, C. (author), Owusu-Dabo, E. (author), de Jonge, A. (author), Martins, D. (author), Ogedegbe, G. (author), Stronks, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To investigate differences in overweight and obesity between first-generation Dutch-Ghanaian migrants in The Netherlands and their rural and urban counterparts in Ghana. Design: Cross-sectional study. Subjects: A total of 1471 Ghanaians (rural Ghanaians, n 532; urban Ghanaians, n 787; Dutch-Ghanaians, n 152) aged ≥17 years. Main...
article 2009
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TNO Informatie- en Communicatietechnologie (author), van Limmeren, R. (author), Chevrollier, N.G. (author), Esser, P.E. (author), Kandachar, P. (author)
The paper presents a prototype design based on microscopy and mobile phone cameras that has the potential to greatly reduce misdiagnosed diseases and enabling information exchange among health workers in of rural areas of developing countries The paper was presented during the IST-Africa 2009 conference held from 6 - 8 May 2009 at Kampala. The...
conference paper 2009
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Kromhout, H. (author), van Wendel-de Joode, B. (author), van Hemmen, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2008
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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), Wolthuis, A. (author)
In het jaar 2000 formuleerden de Verenigde Naties acht Millennium Ontwikkelingsdoelen. 189 landen schaarden zich hierachter, waaronder Nederland. Ook TNO draagt bij aan de doelen, door jaarlijks twintig professionals beschikbaar te stellen voor innovatieve ontwikkelingsprojecten. De projecten lopen uiteen van het optimaliseren van...
other 2008
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Energieonderzoek Centrum Nederland (author), Deurwaarder, E.P. (author), Vanecek, M. (author), Londo, H.M. (author), Kumar, A. (author), Reddy, A. (author), Lago Rodriguez, C. (author)
India and neighbouring countries have become interested in promoting biofuels, as has been done with success in European Union. However, for them the barriers to the use of biofuels are still substantial. The ProBIOS project aims to promote biofuels for sustainable development in South and Southeast Asia. This was done by firsta thorough review...
conference paper 2007
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Borst, H.C. (author), Miedema, H.M.E. (author), van der Laan, W.P.N. (author), Lohman, W.J.A. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
Noise annoyance due to transportation is widespread in industrialized countries and in urban areas in the developing countries. The European Noise Directive (END) requires an assessment of the noise situation as well as the formulation of action plans for the reduction of the number of people harmfully affected by environmental noise. In this...
conference paper 2006
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