For the people of Amsterdam

Sarphati Amsterdam is run by and for the people of Amsterdam. Without their contribution, a research institute such as Sarphati Amsterdam could not exist.

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Run by and for the people of Amsterdam

In return, Sarphati Amsterdam wants to help the people of Amsterdam by providing knowledge and information about living healthy lives and growing up with a healthy lifestyle. And that will always be the basis for all its research: to gain an understanding of the factors that affect the health of children in Amsterdam.

Contributing towards growing up healthy

It is Sarphati Amsterdam’s ambition to use its research to contribute towards promoting a healthy lifestyle and optimum living conditions in order to ultimately prevent non-communicable diseases such as overweight, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease among the young people of Amsterdam. In addition, Sarphati Amsterdam wants to ensure that reliable information about growing up healthy is made available in an accessible manner. By doing so, we can guide the people of Amsterdam through the jungle of information that exists on this topic.