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Permit for study into tomosynthesis in breast cancer screening
The Health Council has recommended that the Minister for Health, Welfare and Sport grant a permit for a study into the use of ...
BCG vaccination will not be used against COVID-19
Based on the current state of scientific knowledge, the Health Council sees no reason to use the tuberculosis vaccine (Bacillus ...
Vaccinating certain groups of employees against the flu
Certain groups of employees should be offered vaccination against the flu by their employer. This was the recommendation made by ...
Health Council of the Netherlands launches Committee on Framework for binding Occupational Biomonitoring Levels
The Health Council of the Netherlands initiated the work upon request by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment to develop ...
Urgent decisions needed on biotechnology benefits
The Netherlands is ill prepared for the rapid developments taking place in biotechnology and is missing out on opportunities to ...
EFSA upper levels for vitamins and minerals maintained
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends that the tolerable upper intake levels for vitamins and minerals derived by the ...
Dutch dietary guidelines also appropriate for people with cardiovascular disease
The Dutch dietary guidelines also form an appropriate basis for healthy dietary patterns for people with atherosclerotic ...
COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 only for medically at-risk groups
The Health Council of the Netherlands is recommending that children aged 5 to 11 are only offered a vaccine against COVID-19 if ...
Trial with early colorectal cancer population screening recommended
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends conducting a trial with one-off screening of people around the age of 50 prior ...
Reduce noise level of amplified music to 100 decibels
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends that the maximum noise level of amplified music be lowered from 103 to 100 ...