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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Minor adjustments to the National Immunisation Programme

    The Health Council recommends that all of the vaccines in the National Immunisation Programme (RVP) be retained, but that ...

    News item | 07-09-2022 | 09:00

  7. Two doses of HPV vaccine for all age groups

    The Health Council advises that two doses of vaccine be given to all age groups when vaccinating against the human papillomavirus ...

    News item | 30-08-2022 | 14:30

  8. The Health Council of the Netherlands revises dietary reference values for energy

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has revised the dietary reference values for energy. The average energy requirement derived ...

    News item | 16-08-2022 | 09:00

  9. Anchoring health more firmly in environmental policy

    There is a risk of health falling by the wayside due to the focus on other goals, such as switching to renewable energy sources, ...

    News item | 13-07-2022 | 09:00

  10. No general skin cancer screening programme to be introduced

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has advised against the introduction of a national screening programme for skin cancer and ...

    News item | 05-07-2022 | 11:00