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Protect all children against RSV through national vaccination programme
The Health Council recommends that in the short term, all children in their first year of life should be offered protection ...
Scrap medical examination for drivers with coagulation disorders
The Health Council of the Netherlands advises that people with haemophilia and other coagulation disorders should no longer have ...
No health risks from asbestos in Dutch tap water
The Health Council finds no evidence of an increased cancer risk from exposure to asbestos via tap water. The concentrations of ...
Public consultation on Carbon monoxide
The Health Council offers the opportunity to comment on the draft advisory report on Carbon monoxide. In this draft report, the ...
Public consultation on Respirable Crystalline Silica
The Health Council offers the opportunity to comment on the draft advisory report on Respirable Crystalline Silica. In this draft ...
Shifting towards more plant-based proteins is sustainable and healthy
A shift towards a diet with more plant-based proteins and fewer animal-based proteins is better for the environment and healthier ...
Pilot research on carrier screening for all prospective parents
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends pilot research to determine whether preconception carrier screening could be ...
Recommendation for classification: tricresylphosphate suspected of damaging fertility
The Health Council recommends classifying the substance tricresylphosphate as suspected to be a reproductive toxicant to humans, ...
A 28-day rule for research in the Dutch Embryo Act
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends a 28-day rule for scientific research with embryos. Under the Dutch Embryo Act ...
Health Council presents Work Programme 2024
Each year, on the third Tuesday of September, the Health Council of the Netherlands presents its work programme for the coming ...