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Recommendation on occupational exposure limit isocyanates

Occupational exposure to isocyanates can lead to allergic respiratory complaints. The Health Council of the Netherlands has ...

News item | 28-11-2018 | 04:00

Population Screening Act: screening for prostate cancer

The Erasmus MC intends to perform a population-based screening pilot for prostate cancer with serum prostate-specific-antigen ...

News item | 27-11-2018 | 04:04

Draft advisory report for public review 'Cadmium and inorganic cadmium compounds'

The Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) has prepared a draft report on recommendations for occupational ...

News item | 02-10-2018 | 12:11

A new website!

As of 25 September all information about the Health Council of the Netherlands will be found on a new website.

News item | 24-09-2018 | 00:00

Work programme 2019

Each year the Health Council of the Netherlands draws up a work programme containing an overview of the issues that will form the ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 18:33

Dietary reference values for vitamins and minerals for adults

The evaluation of the dietary reference values for adults leads to a change of the dietary reference values for vitamin A, ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 09:00

Testing blood donations for hepatitis E virus

Blood donors can be unknowingly infected with hepatitis E virus.

News item | 30-07-2018 | 09:00

Population Screening Act: study into hepatic steatosis and liver fibrosis in The Maastricht Study

As part of The Maastricht Study, the Maastricht University Medical Centre intends to examine the association of hepatic steatosis ...

News item | 25-07-2018 | 09:00

Population Screening Act: a stop-smoking strategy as part of the national cervical cancer screening programme

The department of General Practice of the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam intends to examine the effect of a smoking ...

News item | 25-07-2018 | 09:00

Draft advisory report for public review ‘2,4-dichloro-1-nitrobenzene and 1,4-dichloro-2-nitrobenzene’

The Subcommittee on the Classification of Carcinogenic Substances of the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety of the ...

News item | 10-07-2018 | 09:00