Scientist: Hanneke Kruize

ESMH Scientist Hanneke KruizeDr Hanneke Kruize is a Senior Environmental Epidemiologist at the Centre of Sustainability, Environment and Health of the National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM), in The Netherlands. She is an expert in evaluating environmental interventions and detecting emerging environmental health risks in urban settings. She has worked in several large multidisciplinary research projects including PHENOTYPE, INHERIT and BlueHealth, and is interested in putting scientific knowledge into policy and practice.

Urban Health Making Cities Sustainable and Healthier for All

Urban health: making cities sustainable and healthier for all

The current Covid-19 pandemic draws attention to the need to integrate health equity into urban planning and encourage behaviours that simultaneously protect the environment and promote health.

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Dr Hanneke Kruize on improving urban health through behavioural changes

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Hanneke Kruize on improving urban health through behavioural changes

We speak with Hanneke Kruize, Environmental Epidemiologist at the Dutch National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM) about implementing initiatives that encourage healthier and more sustainable lifestyles. What are the main urban health issues in Europe? The increase in the number of people living in cities puts pressure on green and blue spaces that ...