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.
Health council of the Neterlands
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 ...
No proof that 5G can be harmful; more research necessary
02-09-2020 | 11:00
It has not been demonstrated nor is it likely that exposure to 5G systems can be harmful, but from a scientific point of view ...
Population Screening Act: Screening for Barrett’s oesophagus
31-08-2020 | 10:00
Radboudumc has applied for a permit to conduct a study into screening for Barrett’s oesophagus (a precursor to oesophageal ...
Permit for first-trimester anomaly scan during sonographers’ training programme
15-07-2020 | 10:00
The regional centres for prenatal screening have developed a training programme for those sonographers who will be carrying out ...
Enable healthier energy transition in the built environment
14-07-2020 | 10:00
One of the measures in the Climate Agreement involves modifying homes and other buildings to use renewable energy sources. These ...