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 ...
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 ...