RIVM, the collective Municipal Public Health Services (GGDs) in collaboration with GGD GHOR, the NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research and ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre have developed a new monitor: the Integrated Health Monitor
Insight into hospital admissions for acute respiratory infections
In order to achieve an accurate overview of how often respiratory infections occur in the Netherlands, it is important to know how many patients are admitted to hospital with a respiratory infection.
Flu jab for additional groups
The flu jab is offered free of charge every year to people aged 60 years and older, and to people who are at higher risk of becoming seriously ill from the flu virus due to medical reasons
Moderate flu season
Last winter season, the duration and severity of the influenza epidemic was moderate compared to previous years.