Global Infectious Disease Control hampered by the CBD Nagoya Protocol
So far, none of the models used by international networks of biobanks to arrange the legal responsibility under the CBD-Nagoya protocol works efficiently.
A large international congress on tuberculosis will start in The Hague on October 24.
On 17 and 18 October 2018, RIVM visited the German Environment Agency Umwelt Bundesamt (UBA).
In 2014, a colorectal cancer screening programme was launched in the Netherlands. In a factsheet we describe the lessons learned during the introduction of this nationwide programme.
Today, October 10th is national Sustainability Day in the Netherlands. At RIVM, committed to health and sustainability, we raise awareness for sustainability with this year’s theme microplastics.
Issue 2 of our quarterly newsletter is out now. It features the best read news stories and background information on public health and the environment from RIVM in the third quarter of 2018.
There are various systems without biocides available that can serve as alternatives for antifouling paints on pleasure boats to prevent the growth of algae and shellfish on the hull.
In June 2016, RIVM published the results of a study on breast implants in the Netherlands.
A new EU Horizon2020 project Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) will explore the complex interplay between the health of the marine environment and that of humans.