Employee vaccination: flu
For most people, catching the flu is not serious, but it can be serious for people in high-risk groups. These people are offered ...
Committee to develop scientific framework for binding Occupational Biomonitoring Levels
Occupational biomonitoring (OB) and occupational biomonitoring levels (OBL) increasingly play a role in the European context in ...
Press release Biotechnology trend analysis 2023
Biotechnology Trend Analysis 2023. A call for vision, decision and direction.
Developments in biotechnology are advancing at a breathtaking pace. The potential benefits are enormous: biotechnology can make a ...
Tolerable upper intake levels for vitamins and minerals
Tolerable upper intake levels for vitamins and minerals serve as a tool to prevent overdoses. These upper levels are seldom ...
Population Screening Act: Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) as a national population screening programme
Since 2017, all pregnant women in the Netherlands have been offered non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), which allows them to ...
Dutch dietary guidelines for people with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
About 1.5 million people in the Netherlands have a chronic cardiovascular disease. In most cases this is due to atherosclerosis ...
List of substances which are evaluated on adverse health effects
At request of the Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council evaluates the properties of substances, which are ...
COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 and the use of bivalent vaccines
The Health Council of the Netherlands is recommending that children aged 5 to 11 are only offered a vaccine against COVID-19 if ...
Evaluation and optimisation of the colorectal cancer screening programme
The colorectal cancer screening programme was introduced gradually from 2014. Since 2019, all people aged 55 to 75 have been ...