in the press and publications

Scientific publications

  1. Vanhaecht K, Van Bael E, Coeckelberghs E, Van der Auwera C, Claessens F, Bruyneel L, De Ridder D, Panella M, Bisognano M, Delgado PL, Seys D. (2020). Mangomoments - preconditions and impact on patients and families, healthcare professionals and organisations: a multi-method study in Flemish hospitals. BMJ Open.
  2. Vanhaecht K. (2018). In search of Mangomoments. The Lancet Oncology. 
  3. Vanhaecht K, Castro EM, Seys D. (2023) Van Incident naar Mangomoment. Tandheelkundige tijdingen.

In the press

Bodytalk 09/2019: Heartwarming mango moments

Physician Newspaper 05/07/2019: Mango Moment Fund above the baptismal font

Campus Newspaper 26/06/2019: I now get masses of mango photos sent to me

FROM 06/2019: Mango Moment

Veto 07/06/2019: Brand name for more humanity

KU Leuven 06/06/2019: Official inauguration Mangomoment fund with book presentation

Made in Kempen 06/06/2019: Special fruit bears Mangomoment warm heart

Care Net Icuro 06/06/2019: Book explains how Mango moments can improve quality of care

Brabant Journal 06/06/2019: Small, sweet gesture in hospital really helps

Medi sphere 06/06/2019: Sweet mango moments against acidification

UZ Leuven 05/06/2019: Mango moments have a positive impact on both patient and caregiver

KU Leuven 05/06/2019: Book explains how 'Man moments' can improve quality of care

AGF 04/06/2019: Book explains how 'Man moments' can improve quality of care

News Sheet 01/06/2019: A mango, glass of champagne or floor lamp: how banal objects helped these (deathly) sick people

Physician Newspaper 31/05/2019: Mango moment as icing on the cake

Medical Spectrum Twente 08/05/2019: The Mango moment: blog 37 by Wilma

Physician's Newspaper 03/05/2019: Mango moment

Fokus 02/03/2019: The person behind the patient

MeanderGroep 07/02/2019: Mango moment in care

Mouse Nest 02/01/2019: The Mango Moment

Man and Health 27/12/2018: Mango moment in patient care delivery

Mich van Loon Loon 18/12/2018: 'Murder strip' is Word of the Year. But actually, 'mango moment' deserves that title

Medical Contact 12/12/2018: A thank you is nice; we are not robots

Medical Contact 07/12/2018: 'Mango moment' through thoughtful caregiver Word of the Year candidate

ViaSana Clinic 07/12/2018: Mango moment of the month

GZNDenzo 3/12/2018: How a 'Mango moment' can change care and your life

The Beacon Healthcare 12/2018: Mango moment(s).

the Medical Specialist 12/2018: Man moments: 'Small gesture, big impact'

News Sheet 29/11/2018: Drink hangout or prefer a mango moment? Van Dale selects words of the year

Physician Newspaper 29/11/2018: Will 'mango moment' become Word of the Year?

The Telegraph 28/11/2018: Balance strut, plogging or mango moment after all?

De Gelderlander 9/11/2018: Jolanda (54) from Huissen became as happy as a child from a shower in hospital

The Gelderlander 9/11/2018: Anxious night lessened for Esther (39) by nurse's hand

De Gelderlander 9/11/2018: A rocket after anesthesia was what Sabine (34) from Nijmegem needed

Libelle 28/11/2018: Block frieze and selfie shopper: these 18 words have been nominated for Word of the Year 2018

Acta Groeninge 11/2018: What the water is for the fish

Green Heart Hospital 12/10/2018: Blog #mangomoment

Medical Contact 30/09/2018: Mangomoment

Healthcare & Welfare Pension Fund 18/09/2018: Portion of happiness in healthcare

RehabilitationMagazine 09/2018: Mangomoments: the personal touch

Naturally in Motion 07/2018: The mango moment...

Healthcare Vision 25/06/2018: Maasstad Hospital organizes 'breaking the rules' week

Skipr 19/06/2018: Supervisor doesn't know client's 'mango moment'

Brabants Dagblad 18/06/2018: The mango feeling always prevailed

AD 16/06/2018: We crave mango moments, but who has the time?

H+MC 13/06/2018: Blog: 'The Mango moment is hot for a reason'

HLN 11/06/2018: 'Mango moments' they now know in US and Brazil too

Heerlen News 8/06/2018: Zuyderland asks 'chain of mango moments' to continue

AD 6/06/2018: Call yields avalanche of 'mango moments'

van Dale 5/06/2018: WVDD: Mango moment

AD 5/06/2018: How one mango captivated Belgium

Vision 4/05/2018: Helena is grateful to caregivers for Mango moment. 'Small gesture, big difference'

Mintus care with a plus 05/2018: Content bie Joentus

Knack 11/04/2018: The dentist who looks you in the eye

The Physician's Newspaper 01/03/2018: Share your 'mango moment'

Campus Newspaper 28/02/2018: In search of that Mango moment

Knack 27/02/2018: How small attentions for a cancer patient mean a world of difference

Healthcare magazine 15/02/2018: In search of 'mango moments'

Physician Newspaper 08/02/2018: Alcohol-free mango moment at VOKA

Gaston 4/02/2018: Searching for small happiness during care process

The Lancet Oncology 02/2018: In search of Mangoments

KULeuven blogs: Positive moments in care also deserve attention: the mango moment

HLN 05/02/2018: Sick to death but that one gesture clears heaven for a moment

HLN 05/02/2018: His "strange cough" after chemo

The Standard 05/02/2018: Thanks to the mango, I started fighting again

Het Belang Van Limburg 05/02/2018: That mango from Annemie Struyf was a turning point in my life

Het Nieuwsblad 05/02/2018: In search of small moments of beauty: how Viviane and a mango became the inspiration for new campaign of Come On Against Cancer

VRT 04/02/2018: Come on Against Cancer seeks Man moments

Het Nieuwsblad 03/02/2018: New drug in the fight against cancer: a compliment