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  1. COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 only for medically at-risk groups

    The Health Council of the Netherlands is recommending that children aged 5 to 11 are only offered a vaccine against COVID-19 if ...

    News item | 10-01-2023 | 13:00

  2. Trial with early colorectal cancer population screening recommended

    The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends conducting a trial with one-off screening of people around the age of 50 prior ...

    News item | 14-12-2022 | 13:00

  3. Reduce noise level of amplified music to 100 decibels

    The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends that the maximum noise level of amplified music be lowered from 103 to 100 ...

    News item | 30-11-2022 | 10:00

  4. Nutri-Score can be a useful addition to nutritional information

    The Nutri-Score front-of-pack nutrition label can be a useful addition to existing nutritional information. This is particularly ...

    News item | 29-11-2022 | 10:00

  5. COVID-19 vaccination under 6 years of age only for children at high medical risk

    The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends that only children aged 6 months to 6 years with a serious medical condition ...

    News item | 15-11-2022 | 10:00

  6. Public consultation on ‘pyridine’

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

    News item | 10-11-2022 | 11:00

  7. Tin not to classify as toxic to reproduction

    Based on the available scientific data, the Committee does not recommend to classify tin for effects on fertility, for effects on ...

    News item | 08-11-2022 | 09:00

  8. Meningococcal B vaccine to be excluded from the RVP for now

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has recommended against including the meningococcal B vaccine in the National Immunisation ...

    News item | 12-10-2022 | 15:00

  9. Ethical and societal considerations important in decisions about donor blood screening

    Decisions about donor blood screening do not only depend on formal, quantifiable criteria, but also on ethical and societal ...

    News item | 15-09-2022 | 09:00

  10. Take sustainability into account in healthcare decision-making

    In order to reduce the environmental impact of medical devices used in healthcare, sustainability must be taken into account in ...

    News item | 13-09-2022 | 11:00