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Population Screening Act: study into personalised colorectal cancer

Erasmus MC wants to study the effectiveness of personalised screening for colorectal cancer. The Health Council's Committee for ...

News item | 20-12-2021 | 09:00

Results of initial evaluation into newborn blood spot screening positive

For many conditions, the newborn blood spot screening (NBS) programme leads to substantial health benefits without ...

News item | 14-12-2021 | 09:00

COVID-19 vaccination should be made available for children aged 5-11

The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends making COVID-19 vaccination available for (parents of) children aged 5-11 who ...

News item | 10-12-2021 | 13:00

Employees should not be vaccinated against rotavirus

The Health Council sees no reason to vaccinate employees against rotavirus. Rotavirus infections in adults are not a major health ...

News item | 07-12-2021 | 09:00

Recommendation for a classification: 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol suspected to be carcinogenic to man

At request of the State Secretary of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council has evaluated the carcinogenic properties ...

News item | 06-12-2021 | 09:00

Recommendation for a classification: 1-bromopropane suspected to be carcinogenic to man

At request of the State Secretary of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council has evaluated the carcinogenic properties ...

News item | 06-12-2021 | 09:00

COVID-19 vaccination for young children belonging to clinical risk groups

The Health Council recommends COVID-19 vaccination for children between 5 and 11 years of age who are at higher risk of ...

News item | 03-12-2021 | 17:00

Dutch dietary guidelines also apply to people with type 2 diabetes

The Dutch dietary guidelines are also a sound basis for a healthy, varied diet for people with type 2 diabetes. This is the ...

News item | 16-11-2021 | 14:00

Self-sampling kit and smear test are equalivent

The Health Council recommends that all women who are invited to undergo population screening for cervical cancer should be free ...

News item | 19-10-2021 | 06:00

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