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 RIVMNational Institute for Public Health and the Environment 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:  Dr. M.T.W. (Mariken) Leurs

Key expertise

  • Public health
  • Health care
  • Health promotion
  • Exploratory / scenario studies
  • Costs of illness studies
  • Process management