The Health Council of the Netherlands is an independent scientific advisory body whose legal task it is to advise the Dutch ministers and Parliament in the field of public health and health/healthcare research.
Health Council of the Netherlands
Cadmium can affect reproductive health
13-10-2020 | 10:00
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends to classify cadmium as a substance which is a presumed reproductive toxicant. ...
Research is needed to study an alternative to MRI screening in the population screening programme for breast cancer
06-10-2020 | 10:00
Research is needed to study an alternative to MRI screening to detect breast cancer in women with extremely dense breast tissue. ...
More data needed about the role of tbc vaccine in the context of COVID-19
05-10-2020 | 10:00
To what extent BCG (the vaccine against tuberculosis) could play a role in combating COVID-19 is still unclear. The Health ...
Chickenpox vaccinations on Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius and Saba
01-10-2020 | 10:00
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends adding vaccination against chickenpox (varicella) to the National Immunization ...
No bloodspot screening for untreatable conditions
30-09-2020 | 10:00
At this moment in time, the Health Council of the Netherlands does not recommend a nationwide programme for screening children in ...
We need a broader view of the 45-minute standard for emergency care
22-09-2020 | 10:00
There are no medical scientific grounds to justify the standard that virtually every resident of the Netherlands must be able to ...