CAPHRI provides high quality multidisciplinary research and teaching aimed at the improvement of the individual's quality of life and the population's health through innovation in public health and health care. Research and teaching in the School are devoted to contribute to improvements in the area of public health and primary care. CAPHRI focuses on interventions in the chain of care, starting with prevention and primary care, and ending with aftercare and rehabilitation. The aim of the research is to get insight into the effectiveness of interventions, and their adequacy in meeting prospective patients' needs. The School focuses on chronic diseases. The main diseases are chronic lung diseases (COPD), cardiovascular diseases, rheumatic diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, diabetes, and common mental diseases (such as depression).
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