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Externally Funded Projects

JRF - EU

Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP), European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), project concerning oral child health (together with Prof David Manton from UMCG); under negotation with JRF.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Natalie Schuck, assistance in the finalization of the WHO Good Practice Guidance on Community-based Mental Health Services - Agreement for Performance of Work in the Policy, Law and Human Rights unit (PLR) of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, 2021. 

Meaghan Beyer and Prof. Brigit Toebes, developing a human rights based framework for the protection of mothers and infants from the marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS), 2021.

Government of Japan

Research grant, Prof Tokuko Munesue (Waseda University, Japan), international comparative research concerning a human rights assessment of health policy, visit Groningen during academic year of 2021-2022.

NWO Rubicon grant

Dr. Lucía Berro Pizzarossa, former PhD candidate, project ' Revolutionary pills? the emergence of a new model for (self-managed) abortion laws', 2019 - envisaged visit to O'Neill Institute, Georgetwon University, Washington, 2021-2022.

Netherlands Lung Foundation

Prof. Brigit Toebes, Michelle Bruijn and dr. Katerina Tsampi, Novel smoke-free policies to protect children as part of a tobacco endgame: assessing international and local experiences to generate transferable lessons for the Netherlands, for project page see here, 2019-2021.

NWO visitor grant - 2018

Prof. Brigit Toebes was awarded a visitor grant for a research stay of Prof. Scott Burris. The project is titled 'Developing the justice programme of the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health'.

Erasmus+ teaching/training mobility grant- 2018

Erasmus+ teaching/training mobility grant with Mzumbe University, Tanzania.

Utilization of the health literacy profile to improve the management of chronic diseases - 2017

Kocice, Safarik University, Medical Faculty, KISH, Dept Health Psychology, Slovakia: HLQ-CD “Utilization of the health literacy profile to improve the management of chronic diseases”. APVV-16-0490, 2017-ongoing.

Global Drug Development: Investigating the impact of Ethics and Legitimacy on the Regulatory Decision Making Process - 2016

Research grant of the Medicines Evaluation Board of the Netherlands for the project Global Drug Development: Investigating the impact of Ethics and Legitimacy on the Regulatory Decision Making Process. Granted to dr. Marie Elske Gispen together with M. Duwell, B. McGonigle-Leyh (Utrecht University) and Prof. Brigit Toebes.

KWF - The rights of children to a tobacco free environment – 2015-2018

Project funded by the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF). In 2015, Prof. Brigit Toebes was granted funds for the appointment of a postdoc (dr. Marie Elske Gispen) investigating the rights of children to a tobacco-free environment and setting up a European Scientific Network on Law and Tobacco (ESNLT).

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