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Flu shot for pregnant women protects infants

Newborns can be protected from serious complications of influenza by vaccinating the mother during pregnancy. The Health Council ...

News item | 20-09-2021 | 13:30

Reduce ultrafine particles emissions to protect health

There are more and more indications that ultrafine particles can be harmful to health. For that reason, the Health Council of the ...

News item | 15-09-2021 | 10:00

Use of apps for public health requires careful consideration

Responsible use of apps for public health purposes requires fairly balancing the benefits against the burdens. Hereto, existing ...

News item | 07-07-2021 | 13:00

Permit for 13-week ultrasound scan

The regional centres for prenatal screening want to investigate using structural ultrasound scans during the first trimester of ...

News item | 30-06-2021 | 10:00

Vaccinate all newborns against rotavirus

Vaccinate all newborn children against rotavirus, rather than at-risk children alone, recommends the Health Council in a recent ...

News item | 30-06-2021 | 10:00

Revised dietary reference values for pregnant women

The Health Council of the Netherlands has revised the dietary reference values for vitamins and minerals for pregnant women. ...

News item | 22-06-2021 | 09:00

Dietary recommendations for pregnant women

Eating a healthy and varied diet is also important during pregnancy. The Health Council of the Netherlands emphasizes the ...

News item | 22-06-2021 | 09:00

Permit for a pilot population screening study for lung cancer

The Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam wants to carry out a pilot population screening study for lung cancer. The Health Council ...

News item | 09-06-2021 | 10:00

Public consultation on 1-bromopropane and 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol

The Subcommittee on the Classification of Carcinogenic Substances of the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) of ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 10:00

Assessments for the Special Medical Procedures Act remain made-to-measure decisions

Deciding whether or not to impose or remove a requirement for a permit for a special medical procedure always needs to be ...

News item | 29-03-2021 | 10:00