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Bouma, H. (author), Reuter, A. (author), Brouwer, P. (author), George, M. (author), Ferryman, J. (author), Boyle, J. (author), Juršėnas, A. (author), Karinsalo, A. (author), Pruim, R.H.R. (author), van Rooijen, A.L. (author), ten Hove, R.J.M. (author), van Mil, J.D. (author), Gicic, D. (author), Goller, G. (author), Ledinauskas, E. (author), Ruseckas, J. (author), Kromhout, B. (author), de Moel, H. (author), Dolstra, N. (author)
Authentication of travel documents (e.g., passports) and breeder documents (e.g., birth certificates) is important to facilitate legal movement of passengers and to prevent cross-border crime, such as terrorism, smuggling, illegal migration and human trafficking. However, it is time consuming and difficult to verify all security features, the...
conference paper 2021
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Bouma, H. (author), Pruim, R.H.R. (author), van Rooijen, A.L. (author), ten Hove, R.J.M. (author), van Mil, J.D. (author), Kromhout, B. (author)
The current capabilities and capacities of border guards and immigration services can be enhanced using technologies that automate the analysis of travel, identity and breeder documents in order to detect fraud. These technologies can be relevant for countering emerging threats in document and identity verification (e.g., forged documents,...
conference paper 2020
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Schönbeck, Y. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objectives To study trends in height of Turkish and Moroccan immigrant children living in The Netherlands, to investigate the association between height and background characteristics in these children, and to calculate height-for-age-references data for these groups. Design Nationwide cross-sectional data collection from children aged 0 to 18...
article 2015
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Small, R. (author), Roth, C. (author), Raval, M. (author), Shafiei, T. (author), Korfker, D. (author), Heaman, M. (author), McCourt, C. (author), Gagnon, A. (author)
Background Understanding immigrant women’s experiences of maternity care is critical if receiving country care systems are to respond appropriately to increasing global migration. This systematic review aimed to compare what we know about immigrant and non-immigrant women’s experiences of maternity care. Methods Medline, CINAHL, Health Star,...
article 2014
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Gagnon, A.J. (author), DeBruyn, R. (author), Essén, B. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Heaman, M. (author), Jeambey, Z. (author), Korfker, D. (author), McCourt, C. (author), Roth, C. (author), Zeitlin, J. (author), Small, R. (author), Alexander, S. (author), Racapé, J. (author), Arntzen, A. (author), Barros, H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Merry, L. (author), Glazier, R. (author), Kirby, R. (author), Mohangoo, A. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author), Dattani, N. (author), Nybo Andersen, A.M. (author), Mortensen, L. (author), Villadsen, S. (author), Davey, M.A. (author), Sievers, E. (author), Stray-Pedersen, B. (author), Urquia, M. (author), Janevic, T. (author), Guendelman, S. (author), Bolumar, F. (author), Río Sánchez, M.I. (author), Hjern, A. (author), Vangen, S. (author)
Background: Through the World Health Assembly Resolution, 'Health of Migrants', the international community has identified migrant health as a priority. Recommendations for general hospital care for international migrants in receiving-countries have been put forward by the Migrant Friendly Hospital Initiative; adaptations of these...
article 2014
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Stutterheim, S.E. (author), Bos, A.E.R. (author), van Kesteren, N.M.C. (author), Shiripinda, I. (author), Pryor, J.B. (author), de Bruin, M. (author), Schaalma, H.P. (author)
Thirty years after the first diagnosis, people living with HIV (PLWH) around the world continue to report stigmatizing experiences. In this study, beliefs contributing to HIV-related stigma in African and Afro-Caribbean diaspora communities and their cultural context were explored through semi-structured interviews with HIV-positive (N=42) and...
article 2012
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Zwart, J.J. (author), Jonkers, M.D. (author), Richters, A. (author), Öry, F. (author), Bloemenkamp, K.W. (author), Duvekot, J.J. (author), van Roosmalen, J. (author)
Background: There are concerns about ethnic disparity in outcome of obstetric health care in high-income countries. Our aim was to assess these differences in a large cohort of women having experienced severe acute maternal morbidity (SAMM) during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium. Methods: All women experiencing SAMM were prospectively...
article 2011
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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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Zwart, J.J. (author), Richters, J.M. (author), Öry, F. (author), de Vries, J.I.P. (author), Bloemenkamp, K.W.M. (author), van Roosmalen, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 2009
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Driessen, G.J. (author), Pereira, R.R. (author), Brabin, B.J. (author), Hartwig, N.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Falciparum malaria or malaria tropica is one of the leading causes of childhood mortality worldwide. Malaria-related deaths occur mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, where an estimated 365 million clinical cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria occur each year. In Europe, imported malaria cases occur due to returning travellers or...
article 2008
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van Dellen, Q.M. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), Bruil, J. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To identify factors associated with asthma control in a multi-ethnic paediatric population. We interviewed 278 children with paediatrician diagnosed asthma (aged 7-17 years) and one of their parents. Asthma control was assessed with the Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ). Detailed information about sociodemographic variables, asthma medication,...
article 2007
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van Dellen, Q.M. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), Bruil, J. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (author), Wennink, J.M.B. (author), Wolf, B.H.M. (author), Mahdi, U. (author), Nagelkerke, A.F. (author), van der Veer, E.M.A. (author), Westra, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study aimed to identify and explain differences in health-related quality of life (QoL) between immigrant and non-immigrant children with asthma. In 274 children (7-17 years of age) generic and asthma-related QoL were assessed. The association between ethnicity and QoL was studied in linear regression model analyses. For the asthma-related...
article 2007
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Kocken, P.L. (author), van Dorst, A.G. (author), Schaalma, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A study into the relevance of cultural factors in predicting condom-use intentions among Antillean migrants in the Netherlands is described in this article. The association between the intention to use condoms with a new sexual partner and a perceived taboo on discussing sex, beliefs about sex education and machismo beliefs on gender and power...
article 2006
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Harland, P. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background This study aims to examine a) the prevalence of psychosocial problems and b) the association between parent-reported problems and the identification by doctors and nurses (child health professionals, CHP) working in preventive child health care, among immigrant and non-immigrant children. Methods CHPs examined 4,098 children aged 5...
article 2005
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Visser, O. (author), van Peppen, A.M. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To determine breast cancer screening results according to country of birth data were used from the breast cancer screening organization of the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Overall (age-adjusted) attendance of the breast cancer screening was 76% for women aged 50-69. Attendance was significantly lower for women born in...
article 2005
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Boer, J.B. (author), Bean, T. (author), Korfker, D.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
We assessed the effects of a stringent reception policy on the mental health of unaccompanied adolescent asylum seekers by comparing the mental health of adolescents in a restricted campus reception setting and in a setting offering more autonomy (numbers [response rates]: 69 [93%] and 53 [69%], respectively; mean age, 16 years). Unaccompanied...
article 2005
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Visser, O. (author), van der Kooy, K. (author), van Peppen, A.M. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author)
We investigated breast cancer incidence in migrants in the Netherlands in 1988-1998. The standardised incidence ratio for breast cancer in Northwest-Netherlands was statistically significantly reduced for women born in Surinam (0.56), Turkey (0.29) and Morocco (0.22). The proportion of women with advanced stages (III and IV) did not differ...
article 2004
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Fredriks, A.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Jeurissen, S.E.R. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
The aim of this study was to provide growth and sexual maturation reference data for Turkish children living in The Netherlands. We also compared these references with the reference data of children of Dutch origin and with Turkish reference data collected in Turkey and elsewhere in Europe. Cross-sectional growth and demographic data were...
article 2003
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author)
Objectives: Older immigrants from non-industrialised countries are a growing group, they have comparatively many health problems and are often hard to reach through health promotion and other preventive services. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a short health education and physical exercise programme on the health and the...
article 2003
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Reijneveld, S. (author), Verheij, R. (author), van Herten, L. (author), de Bakker, D. (author)
Aims: Violence and economic hardship cause many people to go to industrialized countries, often without obtaining a residence permit. The aim of this study is to gain insight into the factors that determine the occurrence of contacts in primary health care with such illegal immigrants. Methods: Data were analysed on contacts with illegal...
article 2001
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