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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...