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  1. Vaccinate all newborns against rotavirus

    Vaccinate all newborn children against rotavirus, rather than at-risk children alone, recommends the Health Council in a recent ...

    News item | 30-06-2021 | 10:00

  2. Revised dietary reference values for pregnant women

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has revised the dietary reference values for vitamins and minerals for pregnant women. ...

    News item | 22-06-2021 | 09:00

  3. Dietary recommendations for pregnant women

    Eating a healthy and varied diet is also important during pregnancy. The Health Council of the Netherlands emphasizes the ...

    News item | 22-06-2021 | 09:00

  4. Permit for a pilot population screening study for lung cancer

    The Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam wants to carry out a pilot population screening study for lung cancer. The Health Council ...

    News item | 09-06-2021 | 10:00

  5. Assessments for the Special Medical Procedures Act remain made-to-measure decisions

    Deciding whether or not to impose or remove a requirement for a permit for a special medical procedure always needs to be ...

    News item | 29-03-2021 | 10:00

  6. Use the Janssen vaccine in older adults as well

    The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends that the most vulnerable groups should be the first to receive the vaccine ...

    News item | 17-03-2021 | 10:00

  7. Insufficient evidence that additional vitamin D helps prevent COVID-19

    Based on the current state of scientific knowledge, it is not possible to assess whether vitamin D supplements can contribute to ...

    News item | 03-03-2021 | 10:00

  8. No higher dietary reference value for protein for older adults

    According to the Health Council, there is insufficient convincing evidence to establish a higher population reference intake for ...

    News item | 02-03-2021 | 10:00

  9. No permit for study of genetic home testing

    Hogeschool Leiden would like to carry out a sample population screening to look at the quality of genetic home testing kits. The ...

    News item | 09-02-2021 | 10:00

  10. Use the AstraZeneca vaccine in 60 to 64-year-olds (inclusive)

    The Health Council recommends that the first available doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine be used in older adults aged 60 to 64 ...

    News item | 04-02-2021 | 17:00