In or out of the Special Medical Procedures Act: made-to-measure guidance
Some forms of diagnostics or treatment have a special status because they are very complex or expensive, such as organ ...
COVID-19 vaccination: Janssen vaccine
Janssen’s vaccine is efficacious in adults, older adults, and medical risk groups. The vaccine, which is administered as a single ...
Vitamin D and the prevention of COVID-19 and acute respiratory infections
Vitamin D plays a role in the proper functioning of the immune system. The State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) ...
Dietary reference values for proteins
The Health Council of the Netherlands has carried out a periodic evaluation of dietary reference values for protein in children ...
Population Screening Act: study of the quality of home genetic testing
Hogeschool Leiden has requested a permit under the Population Screening Act (Dutch: WBO) for a study called “Check the test” ...
Ethical and legal considerations COVID-19 vaccination
Currently, the Dutch government has no intention of using interventions that restrict individual choice to increase COVID-19 ...
COVID-19-vaccination: AstraZeneca vaccine
AstraZeneca’s vaccine is efficacious in adults and medical risk groups. It is not yet possible to calculate the vaccine’s ...
Requirements for proof of SARS-CoV-2 testing: ethical and legal conditions
The Dutch cabinet is exploring the extent to which SARS-CoV-2 testing requirements may further individual freedoms and improve ...
COVID-19 vaccination: The Moderna vaccine and the vaccination strategy
Those aged 60 and above are at greatest risk of severe morbidity and mortality from COVID-19. The Moderna vaccine is very ...
COVID-19 vaccination: BioNTech/Pfizer
People aged 60 and above are at the greatest risk of severe morbidity and mortality from COVID-19. The efficacy of the ...