News - Latest

129 news items

Enter search criteria
Fill in keyword(s) to narrow your search.
Sort by:
  1. Care for body and care for mind need integration

    A growing group of patients suffers from a combination of physical and mental disorders. The strict compartmentalisation of ...

    News item | 27-05-2020 | 10:00

  2. Assessing alternatives for burial and cremation

    Alternative techniques for burial and cremation may be admitted when they are safe, dignified and sustainable. Alkaline ...

    News item | 25-05-2020 | 10:00

  3. Sustainability is part of advice on nutrition

    In its periodic advice on healthy nutrition, the Health Council of the Netherlands will pay more attention to sustainability and ...

    News item | 20-05-2020 | 10:10

  4. Priority for people over 70 in pneumococcus vaccination

    For the vaccination programme against pneumococci that will be starting this autumn the Health Council recommends prioritising ...

    News item | 20-04-2020 | 11:30

  5. Iron and steel founding emissions carcinogenic

    The Emissions which are formed during iron and steel founding may cause cancer. This is a risk for people who work in places ...

    News item | 18-02-2020 | 10:00

  6. No permit is required for hepatitis screening GGD

    Under the Population Screening Act a permit is not required for screening the first-generation non-Western migrants for hepatitis ...

    News item | 27-01-2020 | 10:00

  7. Population Screening Act: NIPT for multiple pregnancies

    The NIPT consortium has applied for a permit to offer the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) to women with multiple pregnancies as ...

    News item | 18-11-2019 | 10:00

  8. Removing remaining lead pipes

    In some houses lead concentrations in the tap water are high. In particular this concerns old houses with lead indoor pipes. High ...

    News item | 06-11-2019 | 07:00

  9. Recommended exposure limit for 1,2-dichloroethane

    Occupational exposure to 1,2-dichloroethane can lead to cancer. The Health Council of the Netherlands has estimated the air ...

    News item | 27-08-2019 | 11:58

  10. Population Screening Act: NIPT in pregnant adolescents aged 16 and 17 years

    The NIPT consortium has submitted a permit request for the use of the non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) in pregnant adolescents ...

    News item | 26-08-2019 | 10:00