Improving child health: when would a population-based screening programme be an appropriate, acceptable and sustainable intervention? Introducing the EUSCREEN framework

By |January 30th, 2019|

By Mirjam Verkleij and Eveline Heijnsdijk Having to deal with budget constraints, health care policy-makers are to plan their decisions on evidence that a new health care programme is cost-effective. However, multiple criteria must be taken into account when deciding on a new population-based screening programme. This study aimed to develop a user-friendly, practical tool [...]

Mapping and documenting existing vision screening provision

By |January 9th, 2019|

By Jill Carlton, Helen Griffiths and Paolo Mazzone Mapping and documenting existing vision screening provision across all European countries has involved several stages. Analysis of the completed questionnaire data has been implemented. Progress on the analysis has been influenced by when country representatives submitted data, but also by the amount of data submitted.  Initially a [...]

Lodging and travel expenses for the annual meeting in Poznan

By |January 3rd, 2019|

LODGING The EUSCREEN study will provide lodging for all Country Representatives (maximum three per country) for Thursday and Friday nights. Hotels will be booked and paid for. Anyone willing to extend their stay in Poznań beyond these nights will have to pay for additional nights themselves (at around €50 per night). The costs of Friday [...]

EUSCREEN annual study meeting to be held in Poznan on March 8, 2019

By |January 3rd, 2019|

This year the EUSCREEN study's annual meeting will be held in Poznan, Poland, on Friday, March 8, 2019. All Country Representatives for hearing, vision and general screening have been invited to attend the meeting. The meeting will be held at the city’s Medical University's Congress Centre (37A Przybyszewskiego St). In the morning, there will be [...]

On the use of photoscreening

By |January 2nd, 2019|

By Anna Horwood Data being collected in Sheffield is showing that photoscreening is used widely in the EUSCREEN partner countries and around the world, but that it is rarely introduced as a stand-alone test and in many countries it has been introduced as an add-on to existing healthcare provision. Anna Horwood’s and the University of [...]

Great news!

By |August 5th, 2016|

Re: EUSCREEN application will be granted by EU Dear Colleagues We are delighted to hear that our EU grant application will, in principle, be funded. The scores and evaluation we got were almost the highest possible. Frea and I would like to thank all of you for your tremendous commitment in the application for this [...]

Pilot inventory published

By |June 1st, 2015|

Dear colleagues, Thank you all very much for your hard work and involvement! Our article: Inventory of current EU paediatric vision and hearing screening programmes was published in the Journal of Medical Screening!

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