COVID-19 vaccination for young children belonging to clinical risk groups
A proportion of children 5 to 11 years of age are at increased risk of developing severe COVID-19. This concerns children with ...
Dutch dietary guidelines for people with type 2 diabetes
In the Netherlands, more than one million people have type 2 diabetes. The Health Council investigated whether the Dutch dietary ...
Options for improving population screening for cervical cancer
Population screening for cervical cancer was renewed in 2017. Since then, smears have first been tested for the presence of human ...
Work programme 2022
Each year the Health Council of the Netherlands draws up a work programme containing an overview of the issues that will form the ...
Influenza vaccination: review of indications
For most people, flu is not serious, but for the elderly and people with certain medical conditions, flu can lead to serious ...
Risks of ultrafine particles in the outside air
Ultrafine particles in the air outdoors consist of a mixture of particles smaller than 0.1 micrometres that are released during ...
Responsible use of apps for public health
Apps are increasingly being used for health purposes. If apps are to be used for public health purposes, for example in ...
Population Screening Act: a nationwide scientific study on the first-trimester anomaly scan – the IMITAS study
Like the 20-week anomaly scan, a 13-week anomaly scan can detect serious abnormalities that are usually described as being ...
Vaccination against rotavirus
Rotavirus is a pathogen that causes diarrhoea and vomiting. Young children are particularly susceptible to this intestinal ...
Dietary recommendations for pregnant women
During pregnancy, eating a high-quality diet deserves extra attention. A varied diet is linked to the intake of wide array of ...