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Our vision

At Institute 4 Preventive Health, we believe in a transdisciplinary approach to preventive health. Our focus extends beyond one expertise to encompass a wide range of factors that influence overall well-being and disease prevention.

By bringing together experts from different fields and engaging stakeholders, we strive to develop comprehensive solutions for the challenges we face in the preventive health domain.

Why invest in preventive health?

Preventive health plays a crucial role in safeguarding our overall well-being and promoting a higher quality of life. By focusing on proactive measures and interventions before the onset of illness or disease, preventive health empowers individuals to take control of their health and reduce the risk of future health complications. By adopting preventive health practices, individuals can prevent or manage chronic conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers.

Moreover, preventive health measures do not only benefit individuals but also have far-reaching effects on society, including reduced healthcare costs, less stress on the healthcare system, increased productivity, and a healthier population overall.

Main Goal

The institute for Preventive health supports initiatives that lead to behavioral change and lifestyle adaptations. i4PH aims to contribute to this by focusing on research, education, and community building.

To strengthen our efforts, i4PH aims to contribute to the central mission of the Knowledge and Innovation Agenda 2020– 2023 of Health Holland and its supportive long-term goals.

The i4ph strives for all Dutch people to live in good health for at least five years longer, and to decrease the health differences between the lowest and highest socio-economic groups by 30%*

*as indicated by the Knowledge and Innovation Agenda – Health Holland