Tin and selected inorganic tin compounds
Tin is a metal that is primarily used in alloys. As such, tin is frequently used for electrical/electronic and general industrial ...
Meningococcal B vaccination: update
Meningococcal B (MenB) is a very serious disease that can lead to meningitis and sepsis, and ultimately result in death. These ...
Assessment framework for donor blood screening
Transfusion-transmitted infections can have serious consequences for the health of blood recipients, which is why donor blood is ...
Towards sustainable devices in healthcare
The demand for care is growing, and with it the use of devices such as wound management supplies, gloves, surgical instruments ...
Review of the National Immunisation Programme schedule
The National Immunisation Programme (RVP) was designed to provide protection from serious infectious diseases. This includes the ...
Change to HPV vaccine doses
in the year they reach the age of ten. In 2023, a catch-up vaccination programme will start for young men and women (three ...
Dietary reference values for energy
The Health Council of the Netherlands has revised the dietary reference values for energy, otherwise known as the reference ...
Opportunities for health benefits in environmental policy
Health is in danger of becoming secondary to other goals within the environmental policy. The Health Council identifies ...
Skin cancer screening
Due to the prevalence of skin cancer, the State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport requested that the Health Council of the ...
Power lines and health: neurodegenerative diseases
In the Netherlands, precautionary policy is in place regarding the distance to overhead power lines in order to limit exposure of ...