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
No higher dietary reference value for protein for older adults
02-03-2021 | 10:00
According to the Health Council, there is insufficient convincing evidence to establish a higher population reference intake for ...
No permit for study of genetic home testing
09-02-2021 | 10:00
Hogeschool Leiden would like to carry out a sample population screening to look at the quality of genetic home testing kits. The ...
Use the AstraZeneca vaccine in 60 to 64-year-olds (inclusive)
04-02-2021 | 17:00
The Health Council recommends that the first available doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine be used in older adults aged 60 to 64 ...
Strict conditions for the requirement by private entities for proof of COVID-19 vaccination
04-02-2021 | 10:00
In principle, based on the applicable laws and regulations, private institutions and businesses are free to require proof of ...
Careful evaluation of requirements for proof of negative SARS-CoV-2 testing
14-01-2021 | 10:00
Requiring proof of a recent negative SARS-CoV-2 to regulate access to facilities warrants careful evaluation. The Health Council ...
The Moderna vaccine should mainly be used in the elderly
11-01-2021 | 17:30
The Health Council recommends that Moderna’s vaccine against COVID-19 be mainly used in the elderly, starting with the oldest age ...