Centre for Health and Society

The centre supports policy, inspection, local professionals and general public with expertise in public health, health care, disease prevention, health promotion, alternatives to animal experiments and directs national prevention programmes.

The centre integrates scientific and practical knowledge from the RIVM and other sources and facilitates its application in health care, disease prevention and health promotion. The scientific quality of our work and products is ensured through intensive cooperation with universities and other knowledge partners.

Acting head of centre:  J.F. (Jos) van Sonderen

Key expertise

  • Public health
  • Health care
  • Population screening
  • Health promotion
  • Exploratory / scenario studies
  • Alternatives to animal experiments
  • Costs of illness studies
  • Process management


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