No permit is required for hepatitis screening GGD
27-01-2020 | 10:00
Under the Population Screening Act a permit is not required for screening the first-generation non-Western migrants for hepatitis ...
Public consultation on ‘Methyl isobutyl ketone’
20-12-2019 | 12:34
The Subcommittee on the Classification of Carcinogenic Substances of the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) of ...
Draft advisory report for public review ‘Cadmium and selected cadmium compounds’
20-12-2019 | 10:00
The Subcommittee on the Classification of Reproduction Toxic Substances of the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety ...
Population Screening Act: NIPT for multiple pregnancies
18-11-2019 | 10:00
The NIPT consortium has applied for a permit to offer the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) to women with multiple pregnancies as ...
Removing remaining lead pipes
06-11-2019 | 07:00
In some houses lead concentrations in the tap water are high. In particular this concerns old houses with lead indoor pipes. High ...
Recommended exposure limit for 1,2-dichloroethane
27-08-2019 | 11:58
Occupational exposure to 1,2-dichloroethane can lead to cancer. The Health Council of the Netherlands has estimated the air ...
Population Screening Act: NIPT in pregnant adolescents aged 16 and 17 years
26-08-2019 | 10:00
The NIPT consortium has submitted a permit request for the use of the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) in pregnant adolescents ...
Adding screening for spinal muscular atrophy to the neonatal blood screening
23-07-2019 | 10:00
Early recognition of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) allows for the presymptomatic treatment of children with the most severe ...
Studies with human-animal combinations require an new evaluation each time
17-07-2019 | 10:00
In order to judge whether research with combinations of human and animal cells (or parts thereof) is acceptable, each study needs ...
For now don’t change cut-off value population screening for colorectal cancer
16-07-2019 | 10:00
The cut-off value in the population-based colorectal cancer screening programme determines at what measure of blood in the stool ...
New vaccine against shingles can protect the elderly well
15-07-2019 | 09:00
A new vaccine that can protect older people from shingles is available. The Health Council has a favourable view of the health ...
Health risks due to low concentrations of carbon monoxide need attention, too
10-07-2019 | 09:06
It is generally known that inhaling high concentrations of carbon monoxide is harmful to health. It is less well known that low ...