MOCHA has a number of European and global partners. These institutions work together as a consortium with the goal of matching the scientific objectives and necessary spread and expertise related to the core task in hand – identifying, evaluating and proposing better models of efficient and effective models of primary health care in children.
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- External Advisory Board The External Advisory Board will ensure scientific and professional validity in the MOCHA project. It comprises members of European medical, paediatric and policy bodies, a senior nurse researcher, WHO European Regional Office, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre and civil society groups, including the youth sub group of the European Patients’ Forum.
- Country Agents The Country Agent function is essential to the MOCHA project for a unique and comprehensive collection of data about child health models of primary care in every country of the European Union, Norway and Iceland. The country agent must perform a wide variety of tasks, using their research knowledge and skill to gather data for each of the Work Packages in the MOCHA project.
- Trinity College Dublin Trinity College Dublin was created by royal charter in 1592. It is home to 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in health sciences, the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, and science. Trinity has produced some of the world’s finest, most original minds including the writers Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett (Nobel laureate), the scientists William Rowan Hamilton and Ernest Walton (Nobel laureate), the political thinker Edmund Burke, and the former President of Ireland and UNHCR Mary Robinson. The School of Nursing and Midwifery in Trinity College opened in 1996 and is the ranked the number one School of Nursing in Ireland and ranked 31st in the world by the QS international ranking system. The School has strong base of research expertise across healthcare research and is focused on being cutting edge, evidence-based, user-led, innovative and translatable into enhanced outcomes for healthcare, policy, professional practice, intervention, treatment and service delivery.
- Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia Based in Melbourne, Australia, MCRI is recognised globally for its child health discoveries. Population health research at MCRI aims to improve understanding of the complex interplay of social, environmental and biological factors that influence child and adolescent health and to translate this knowledge into effective prevention, early intervention and treatment strategies.
- The University Hospital of Lausanne The University Hospital of Lausanne is one of the five university hospitals in Switzerland. The Hospital is linked to the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne.
- Boston Children’s Hospital, United States BCH is the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School in the United States of America; it is one of the largest free-standing academic paediatric medical centres in the US. It is viewed as a leader in developing innovative models of care for children with medical complexity; and is the largest paediatric research facility in the United States.
- Keele University Keele is the first of the UK's post war universities, and has a special emphasis on heath and societal issues, and on cross-disciplinary study. It has recently been ranked in the top 4% of the world's universities, and 85% of its research is externally assessed as 'Internationally Significant'. The Centre for Social Policy in the Research Institute for Social Sciences at Keele University conducts research in criminology and focuses on community, mobilities and identities.
- University of Southern Denmark (Syddansk Universitet, SDU), Denmark Denmark’s third largest comprehensive university, SDU has a commitment to research excellence and its research is closely integrated with the regional healthcare system.
- University of Twente, The Netherlands The Department Health Technology and Services Research (HTSR) at Twente investigates the impact of medical technologies to improve healthcare from the perspective of patients and the health system. HTSR has a long tradition of patient preference research, as evidenced by numerous international collaborations, including youth and family research.
- European University Cyprus Founded in 1961, EUC is a modern university operating five schools, including a school of medicine. EUC is one of the leading research institutions in Cyprus, and has participated in a number of national, international and European Union funded research programmes.
- University of Iceland, Iceland Iceland’s oldest and largest institution of higher education, the University of Iceland is a public research university in Reykjavík. Founded in 1911, it has grown steadily from a small civil servants' school to a modern comprehensive university with around 14,000 students in twenty-five faculties.
- Harstad University College, Norway Harstad University College (HiH) was established in 1983 and is a part of the higher public education system in Norway. HiH has approximately 1300 students and a staff around 120.
- Medical University of Lublin (MUL), Poland Medical University of Lublin (MUL) is one of the fastest developing research centres in Poland. It has undertaken many research projects in recent years, involving international cooperation and a high standard of research in public health.
- Maastricht University, the Netherlands Maastricht University (UM) is the youngest, and most international, university in the Netherlands. Research at the Research School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) and Department of International Health (DIH) is thematically focused on international issues critical to the development of society, and has a strong orientation on policy advice.
- King’s College London, United Kingdom The Division of Health and Social Care Research promotes high-quality, cross-cutting research in health and social care and is a focus for health and social care researchers from King’s College, as well as linking with local and national health and social care organisations.
- TNO (The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO) One of the major international research and technology organisations in Europe, TNO has ample experience in monitoring health and behaviour, and systematically developing, evaluating and implementing interventions that are aimed at changing people’s behaviour or the environment in which behaviour occurs.
- Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden The Clinical Epidemiology Unit at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden has extensive experience in the development of and working with quality registers based on health records to evaluate health care. The Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS) is part of Karolinska and Stockholm University will focus on issues of health and inequality.
- University of Surrey, United Kingdom One of the leading professional, scientific and technological universities in the UK, Surrey University is actively involved in research collaborations with industrial and research partners across Europe. The Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine focuses on how to measure quality and health outcomes from routine data, quality improvement and technology trials and integrating the use of the computer into the clinical consultation.
- The CNR Institute of Neuroscience (CNR-IN), Padova and Rome, Italy Part of a network of CNR research institutes across Italy, the Institute of Neuroscience (CNR-IN) and the Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies (CNR-IRPPS) will work together on the MOCHA project. Research areas of expertise include methodology of research, statistical modelling, performance of systematic reviews and meta-analysis, indicators on quality of care as well as design and development of health care information systems.
- University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), the Netherlands Having a long research tradition, the UMCG’s mission is to support and improve healthy ageing with a multidisciplinary approach. UMCG participates in many EU funded projects involving international partners to improve population health.
- University College Dublin, Ireland Ireland’s largest and most diverse university and one Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. UCD’s School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems teaches many aspects of nursing; working with service providers in Ireland and internationally.
- Imperial College London, United Kingdom Imperial College London is among the top 10 academic institutions in the world (Times Higher Education, 2015). Imperial is internationally renowned for research excellence and translation of research to improve the quality of life and the environment. In terms of child public health, it focuses on preventive care and health services research. Sorry, no results found, try again...