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  1. 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 ...

    News item | 14-02-2022 | 16:00

  2. 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 ...

    News item | 14-02-2022 | 16:00

  3. Use exposome research for integrated health policy

    Exposome research explores all environmental factors to which humans are exposed. The results can deliver health benefits, ...

    News item | 09-02-2022 | 09:00

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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