Work programme 2024
Each year the Health Council of the Netherlands draws up a work programme containing an overview of the issues that will form the ...
Pyridine; Evaluation of the carcinogenicity and genotoxicity
Pyridine is used as a chemical intermediate in the production of amongst others pesticides, pharmaceuticals, textile water ...
Employee vaccination: tick-borne encephalitis
People who are regularly bitten by ticks in the course of their work should be offered vaccination against tick-borne ...
Rubber dusts and rubber fumes
Exposure in the manufacturing industry is considered to be carcinogenic. Since the composition of rubber dusts and rubber fumes ...
Routine vaccination programme against COVID-19
Three years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a large proportion of the Dutch population has developed immunity through ...
Pneumococcal vaccination of children (2023)
A pneumococcal infection can cause serious illness. Vaccination has been offered to children for some time. They are currently ...
Pneumococcal vaccination of the elderly (2023)
A pneumococcal infection can cause serious illness. Vaccination has been offered to the elderly since 2020 with the ...
Guideline for the classification of carcinogenic substances
The Health Council evaluates the mutagenicity and carcinogenicity of substances to which workers can be exposed in the workplace. ...
Population Screening Act: Tomosynthesis in the national breast cancer screening programme
The health screening organisation Bevolkingsonderzoek Nederland, in collaboration with Radboud University Medical Centre ...
BCG vaccination and COVID-19; follow-up advisory report
Since late 2020, COVID-19 vaccines have been available that have proven effective in protecting against severe disease. At the ...