Dutch physical activity advice for children aged 0-4 years
In 2017, the Health Council issued Physical Activity Guidelines for adults and children 4 and over, adults and senior citizens. ...
Second booster vaccination against COVID-19
As of November 2021, an initial COVID-19 booster vaccination is being offered to all persons over the age of 18. The booster ...
Long-term symptoms after COVID-19
Some COVID-19 patients will experience persistent symptoms. This is generally called long COVID or post-COVID syndrome. The ...
Mental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic: an initial exploration of scientific literature
The Health Council of the Netherlands has reviewed the latest scientific knowledge in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Relevance of exposome research for policy
Research into the relationship between the living environment and health often focuses on understanding the effects of a single ...
Guidance for recommending classifications and health based occupational exposure limits
Population Screening Act: study into personalised colorectal cancer
Since 2014, the Netherlands has had a population screening programme for colorectal cancer in which people aged 55 to 75 years ...
Evaluating newborn blood spot screening: a framework and initial assessment
In the Netherlands, infants are tested for 25 serious but treatable conditions through newborn blood spot screening (NBS). Early ...
COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 5 to 11
The Health Council concludes, based on the currently evidence, that for children aged 5-11 years the health benefits of ...
Employee vaccination: rotavirus
In June 2021, the Health Council recommended that all children be vaccinated against rotavirus. Following that recommendation, ...