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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 ...
Additional argument in support of precautionary policy for overhead power lines
According to the Health Council of the Netherlands, recent scientific studies have provided an additional argument for the ...
Earlier recognition and treatment of eating disorders
It is important that eating disorders are recognised sooner and treated more quickly. That improves the chances of recovery. A ...
Application framework for revaccination against COVID-19
The Health Council of the Netherlands has created a framework that can be used to assess which target groups are eligible for ...
Encourage physical activity and limit sedentary behaviour among young children
Regular physical activity and avoiding that children sit still for long periods are crucial to the health and development of ...
Second booster vaccination for persons aged 70 and over
The Health Council of the Netherlands has recommended offering a second booster vaccination against COVID-19 to persons aged 70 ...
Post-COVID syndrome requires attention
In addition to conducting additional scientific research, people’s awareness of post-COVID syndrome should be raised and the care ...
Increase in mental health problems during COVID-19 pandemic gives cause for concern
The increase in mental health problems witnessed in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic gives cause for concern. The Health ...
Use exposome research for integrated health policy
Exposome research explores all environmental factors to which humans are exposed. The results can deliver health benefits, ...
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 ...