More reports of adverse effects of implants in 2019
In 2019, the Dutch reporting centre for adverse effects of medical implants (MEBI) received 397 reports of suspected adverse effects. The reports concerned 462 implants.
The actual number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands is higher than the reported numbers that RIVM publishes daily.
It is estimated that about one-third of nursing homes in the Netherlands have at least one patient with COVID-19.
The actual number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands is higher than the reported numbers published by RIVM.
There are significant regional differences in the coronavirus epidemic in the Netherlands.
Today RIVM’s Centre for Healthy Living (CGL) welcomes the Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung.
In December 2016, RIVM published in Dutch the results of its research into the health risks of playing sports on synthetic turf pitches with rubber granulate.
RIVM investigates how the impact of pharmaceutical residues on the environment may be reduced.
Off-label use of medicinal products in the European Union is common, both in primary and in secondary care.