Nature and green in the city contribute to the well-being of citizens of Amsterdam
Breast implants and the risk of BIA-ALCL
Sustainable procurement has positive effects
With sustainable procurement, authorities give a strong impulse to the circular, carbon neutral economy.
Freezing filet americain leads to a decrease in disease burden, healthcare costs and costs for special education
If the popular Dutch spread for on bread made of raw ground beef, called filet americain is frozen for a minimum of 48 hours at a temperature of -12 degrees, a Toxoplasma infection is prevented.
GPs mainly provide exercise advice if it will help reduce the health complaint
General Practitioners (GPs) mainly give their patients advice to engage in physical activity when exercise can reduce health complaints.
Nearly one-quarter of the Dutch population suffers from complaints or disorders of the digestive system
Nearly 1 in 4 people in the Netherlands were registered at their general practitioner in 2017 with stomach, bowel or liver problems. This involves more than 3.7 million people.
Updated immunisation recommendation for measles: early vaccination before travel
A number of European countries are currently seeing outbreaks of measles. Before the start of the summer season, RIVM has therefore updated its immunisation recommendation for measles.
New film on Zoonoses
RIVM aims to improve the collaboration between the human and veterinary health sectors. This makes it possible to intervene quickly and efficiently in case of a zoonotic disease outbreak.