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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Strict conditions for the requirement by private entities for proof of COVID-19 vaccination

    In principle, based on the applicable laws and regulations, private institutions and businesses are free to require proof of ...

    News item | 04-02-2021 | 10:00

  9. Careful evaluation of requirements for proof of negative SARS-CoV-2 testing

    Requiring proof of a recent negative SARS-CoV-2 to regulate access to facilities warrants careful evaluation. The Health Council ...

    News item | 14-01-2021 | 10:00

  10. The Moderna vaccine should mainly be used in the elderly

    The Health Council recommends that Moderna’s vaccine against COVID-19 be mainly used in the elderly, starting with the oldest age ...

    News item | 11-01-2021 | 17:30