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  1. No general skin cancer screening programme to be introduced

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has advised against the introduction of a national screening programme for skin cancer and ...

    News item | 05-07-2022 | 11:00

  2. Additional argument in support of precautionary policy for overhead power lines

    According to the Health Council of the Netherlands, recent scientific studies have provided an additional argument for the ...

    News item | 29-06-2022 | 09:00

  3. Earlier recognition and treatment of eating disorders

    It is important that eating disorders are recognised sooner and treated more quickly. That improves the chances of recovery. A ...

    News item | 28-06-2022 | 06:00

  4. Application framework for revaccination against COVID-19

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has created a framework that can be used to assess which target groups are eligible for ...

    News item | 25-03-2022 | 12:00

  5. Encourage physical activity and limit sedentary behaviour among young children

    Regular physical activity and avoiding that children sit still for long periods are crucial to the health and development of ...

    News item | 22-02-2022 | 10:00

  6. Second booster vaccination for persons aged 70 and over

    The Health Council of the Netherlands has recommended offering a second booster vaccination against COVID-19 to persons aged 70 ...

    News item | 18-02-2022 | 11:00

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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