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Chickenpox vaccinations on Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius and Saba
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends adding vaccination against chickenpox (varicella) to the National Immunization ...
No bloodspot screening for untreatable conditions
At this moment in time, the Health Council of the Netherlands does not recommend a nationwide programme for screening children in ...
We need a broader view of the 45-minute standard for emergency care
There are no medical scientific grounds to justify the standard that virtually every resident of the Netherlands must be able to ...
No proof that 5G can be harmful; more research necessary
It has not been demonstrated nor is it likely that exposure to 5G systems can be harmful, but from a scientific point of view ...
Population Screening Act: Screening for Barrett’s oesophagus
Radboudumc has applied for a permit to conduct a study into screening for Barrett’s oesophagus (a precursor to oesophageal ...
Permit for first-trimester anomaly scan during sonographers’ training programme
The regional centres for prenatal screening have developed a training programme for those sonographers who will be carrying out ...
Enable healthier energy transition in the built environment
One of the measures in the Climate Agreement involves modifying homes and other buildings to use renewable energy sources. These ...
Conditional reporting of additional findings from NIPT
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) allows for the screening of chromosomal abnormalities beyond Down, Edwards and Patau ...
Population Screening Act: The second round of The Maastricht Study
Maastricht UMC+ has applied for a permit to carry out follow-up measurements among participants of The Maastricht Study. The ...
Reduce the use of plant protection products as a precaution
Exposure to chemical plant protection products must be reduced as much as possible, both among growers and those living in the ...