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, ...
Comments on draft advisory report 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol
1-bromopropane is used as a chemical intermediate in the production of amongst others pesticides, flavours and fragrances. The ...
Comments on draft report 1-bromopropane
The Health Council has evaluated the carcinogenic properties of 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol, and concludes that there is limited ...
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 ...