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The Health Council of the Netherlands is an independent scientific advisory body whose legal task it is to advise ministers and Parliament in the field of public health and health/healthcare research. Ministers ask the Council for advice which they can use to substantiate policy decisions. The Health Council also has an “alerting” function: it can give unsolicited advice.
14-11-2018 | 09:30
The Subcommittee on the classification of carcinogenic substances has prepared two draft advisory reports, one on the ...
02-10-2018 | 12:11
The Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) has prepared a draft report on recommendations for occupational ...
24-09-2018 | 00:00
As of 25 September all information about the Health Council of the Netherlands will be found on a new website.
18-09-2018 | 09:00
The evaluation of the dietary reference values for adults leads to a change of the dietary reference values for vitamin A, ...
30-07-2018 | 09:00
Blood donors can be unknowingly infected with hepatitis E virus.
25-07-2018 | 09:00
As part of The Maastricht Study, the Maastricht University Medical Centre intends to examine the association of hepatic steatosis ...