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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Use exposome research for integrated health policy
Exposome research explores all environmental factors to which humans are exposed. The results can deliver health benefits, ...
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 ...
Results of initial evaluation into newborn blood spot screening positive
For many conditions, the newborn blood spot screening (NBS) programme leads to substantial health benefits without ...
COVID-19 vaccination should be made available for children aged 5-11
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends making COVID-19 vaccination available for (parents of) children aged 5-11 who ...
Employees should not be vaccinated against rotavirus
The Health Council sees no reason to vaccinate employees against rotavirus. Rotavirus infections in adults are not a major health ...
Recommendation for a classification: 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol suspected to be carcinogenic to man
At request of the State Secretary of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council has evaluated the carcinogenic properties ...