Admissibility of new techniques of disposing of the dead
In accordance with Dutch law, a body of a deceased person can be buried, cremated or donated to science. New techniques are being ...
Nutrition, health and sustainability: looking ahead
With a view to nutrition education and nutrition policy the Health Council of the Netherlands periodically assesses scientific ...
COVID-19 and vaccination against pneumococci
In 2018 the Health Council recommended to vaccinate people aged between 60 and 80 against pneumococci once every five years. To ...
Iron and steel founding emissions
Iron and steel products are widely used in various industries. The process of founding iron and steel comprises not only melting ...
Comments on draft report Iron and steel founding emissions
WBO: screening for hepatitis
The Municipal Health Service and Medical Assistance at Accidents and Disasters (GGD-GHOR) want to launch pilot studies to screen ...
Population Screening Act: NIPT for multiple pregnancies
Since a few years, pregnant women can opt for the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) as part of two ongoing studies on the ...
Lead intake via tap water
In general, tap water in the Netherlands is of a high quality and safe to drink. However, a limited selection of the population ...
Work Programme 2020
1,2-Dichloroethane is primarily being used in the production of vinyl chloride. It is a carcinogenic substance that directly ...